Hyderabad: Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) will purchase 100 mini-AC buses at a cost of Rs 20 crore, an official release said.
Initially, the road transport corporation will introduce the mini-AC bus service between Hyderabad and Warangal and Hyderabad and Nizamabad sectors in the state, it said.
The mini-AC bus service named ‘Vajra’ would be very shortly introduced, which will provide services at door-steps of the intending passengers, it said. The sitting capacity of each bus will be 21.
“These buses will not go to Bus stands but pick up passengers from colonies and drop them back in colonies in the destination city,” it said adding that 60 trips daily are proposed on Hyderabad-Warangal route, while there will be 36 trips daily on Hyderabad-Nizamabad route.
Tickets will not be issued in buses, but will be provided only through advance reservation facility, which would be available on www.Tsrtconline.In.
Apart from various passenger amenities, these buses would be fitted with a mobile device with GPS and passengers can track the movement of buses through a mobile App, (which also be launched soon) and know the exact time of arrival at boarding point, the release added.