Police steps to tackle holiday rush

 In view of the forthcoming holiday rush, the City police have taken the following measures to ensure smooth flow of traffic and reduce the traffic congestion on routes from Bangalore City Railway Station to Kempe Gowda Bus terminal.

While, private vehicle parking has been banned on Dhanvanthri Road, Railway Station Road, Tank Bund Road,  Platform Road and Khoday’s junction, all buses going towards Mysore, Kodagu and Kerala will start from Mysore Road Bus Terminal.

Likewise, buses towards Tamil Nadu will commence from Shanthinagar bus terminal.
Buses going towards Davanagere will ply from Chikka Lalbhagh bus terminal. Similarly, long distance idle parking of transport buses is restricted to Balekai Mandi, Jakkarayanakere, NGEF Terminal and New Peenya Bus terminal. The police have requested commuters to use BMTC bus or autorickshaw to come to City railway station or KSRTC bus terminal to travel outside Bangalore City.

Passengers travelling to Mysore and beyond should compulsorily go to Mysore Road Bus Terminal. Passengers travelling to destinations in  Tamil Nadu such as Chennai, Trichy, Karaikudi, Pudukottai, Tanjavur, Coimbatore, Madurai & Kumbakonam should board KSRTC and SETC premier buses from Shanthinagar Bus Station.

Whereas  those travelling to Villapuram, Dharmapuri, Salem, Krishnagiri, Coimbatore via Hosur in Tamil Nadu Corporation buses should board at Mysore Road Bus Terminal. To travel to Shimoga and beyond passengers must go to Yeshwantpur TTMC.

Within Bangalore City, the police have asked the public to avoid K G Road, Goodshed Road, Sheshadri Road, Subedar Chattram Road, Platform Road, Krishna Flour Mill Road between 4 pm and 11 pm, a police release said.

Traffic diversion

The traffic police will divert traffic movement in and around YMCA grounds and Sultanji Gunta ground near Bamboo Bazar on Friday in the wake of Id Milad.

Traffic movement is likely to be affected on J C Road, RRMR Road, KB Road, Devanga Road, Mallya Hospital Road, Queen’s Road and adjoining roads as processions will be taken out through these roads and more than 40,000 people are expected to participate. The restrictions are on from 2 pm till the conventions get over.

Traffic movement is banned from Haines Junction to Bamboo Bazar. The vehicles coming on Haines Road can use Netaji Road and parking on Broadway Road will be banned. Traffic movement and parking from K R Circle to Police Corner on Nrupatunga Road is banned. 

Those using Nrupatunga Road from K R Circle can enter Cubbon Park at K R Circle, move on Siddalingaiah Circle, Mallya Hospital Road and RRM Road and move towards K R Market, Jayanagar, Hosur Road, Kanakapura Road and Banashankari.

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