The Indian Railways has also been running other parcel trains as per demand of customers during this period, which include 'Milk Specials' from Palanpur (Gujarat) to Palwal (near Delhi), and from Renigunta (AP) to Delhi, milk products from Kankariya (Gujarat) to Kanpur (UP) and Sankrail (near Kolkata) and food products from Moga (Punjab) to Changsari (Assam). The News Desk at Citizen Matters puts out Press Releases, notifications and curated information useful to the urban reader. Here’s what a history of riots says about the city, Bengaluru Buzz: Power tariff hike | License suspension for traffic violations | Ban on Diwali firecrackers…and more, Bengaluru’s traffic nightmare during floods: IISc study shows policy measures can help. The MD also said that passenger ridership in non-AC buses had increased consistently over the weeks and had reached more than 8 lakh a day, and in the next couple of weeks would likely cross 10 lakh. 13’, and more, Kerala govt. Since the lockdown began, there have been no unnatural sounds and smells in the forest border areas, say experts in Kerala. Your support for our journalism is invaluable. Lock down till 31st March, perhaps will only postpone the inevitable by a few weeks. A majority of the people who have purchased monthly passes are those working at Kempegowda International Airport and air passengers,” said a BMTC official. Inciting hatred against a certain community, How Sushmita Sen broke stereotypes & inspired others. Initially, it is proposed to operate 1500 buses (25% of services). The number of services will be increased gradually. You have reached your limit for free articles this month. However, this year the scenario is different. Once we resume inter-State services to all the neighbouring States, we will run more AC buses,” he said. Presently, inter-state buses will not be operated. IndiGo Airlines, Air India Limited and Spicejet fly from Bengaluru to Thiruvananthapuram every 4 hours. Within weeks of their launch, these multi-axle sleeper AC buses were well-received by the passengers, both on the intra-State and inter-State routes, and helped the KSRTC generate more revenue. Copyright © 2020 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. All rights reserved. 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Passengers will be allowed to board the bus only at bus stations. Each bus was procured at a cost of ₹1.24 crore. Prior to the lockdown, 10 buses were playing; now two are operated. The transport utility has a fleet of 860 buses, out of which 75 to 80 are operating. Buses will be operated to major destinations within Karnataka only. The Hindu has always stood for journalism that is in the public interest. Passengers are requested to carry less luggage and travel with their ID card. It will take time. Download The Economic Times News App to get Daily Market Updates & Live Business News. If all seats are accommodated in the buses, passengers should not board the bus and should wait for another bus. Mandatory use of masks or cloth (as per government notification) for covering mouth and nose. Weekly passes will be issued at specified bus stations between 7 am and 7 pm. As a subscriber, you are not only a beneficiary of our work but also its enabler. All inter-state buses, passenger trains and metro services have been suspended across the country till March 31 while 75 districts where coronavirus cases were reported completely locked down as authorities undertook extraordinary measures to check the spread of the disease. Valid for all non-A/C buses (Ordinary buses), Valid for seven days including the day of issue. We are hoping to get permission to operate buses to Maharashtra, Telangana, and Tamil Nadu in a week’s time. Because of the pandemic, the transport corporation is not in a position to operate all 44 Ambari Dream Class buses, and only six are running now. Senior citizens, pregnant women and children below the age of 10 years are not allowed to travel by bus. Buses will be operated during day only, from 7 am to 7 pm. Ambari Dream Class buses of the KSRTC parked at Shanthinagar depot in Bengaluru. Using a pass you can even travel to other districts for work as well as interstate travels if you are stranded person.