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Adviser flags off HVAC buses at ISBT, Sector 17 Chandigarh

Chandigarh, 1st April 2019: The Adviser to the Administrator, Sh. Manoj Parida, flagged off the HVAC buses at ISBT, Sector 17, Chandigarh today in the presence of Sh. AK Singla, Secretary Transport, Chandigarh Administration.

Chandigarh Transport Undertaking is operating 128 Inter-State buses on 51 routes in adjoining States of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal, Uttar Pradesh and National Capitol Delhi. CTU is going to replace old fleet of ordinary buses with 120 HVAC buses in three lots. The First lot of 40 HVAC buses has been ordered to M/s TATA motors. 5 HVAC buses have been delivered and are being flag off today, rest 35 HVAC buses are likely received in 10-15 days. The 2nd lot of 40 HVAC is likely to be received within next 4-5 months.

These buses have latest technology electronically controlled Diesel Engines. All buses are equipped with CCTV cameras, LED Route boards, and GPS Devices for tracking of buses in real time. Each row of seat is equipped with reading lights, mobile charging points, A.C. Louvers etc. The live location, expected time of arrival, expected time of departure of long route buses can be tracked on “CTU BUS TRACKER APP” which can be downloaded from ‘Google App Store’

The 05 HVAC buses which are being flagged off today will be operated on following routes:-

          1) Chandigarh to Delhi

          2) Chandigarh to Ludhiana

          3) Chandigarh to Patiala.

Rest of 35 HVAC buses will be operated on following routes covering most of religious as well as tourist attractions nearby Chandigarh:-

1)    Chandigarh to Delhi

2)    Chandigarh to Rohtak

3)    Chandigarh to Amritsar

4)    Chandigarh to Baijnath.

5)    Chandigarh to Manali

6)    Chandigarh to Katra.

7)    Chandigarh to Shimla

8)    Chandigarh to Dehradun

9)    Chandigarh to Dharamshala

Transport Department