New buses to link peripheral areas with City

New buses to link peripheral areas with City

The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has put in place a new transport system in order to ensure continuous, uninterrupted and convenient public transport facilities for people living in the City’s peripheral areas. 

Under the new transport system, speedy transportation will be provided to people from the national highways to the City centre through big trunk services. High frequency feeder bus services will connect the commuters from the surrounding places, to the major hubs in the City.

The BMTC has extended the trunk and feeder services to all the major roads in the City. The operation of trunk and feeder services was inaugurated on Old Madras Road on Wednesday. The services will include operation of 20 trunk services at a time gap of 10 minutes each and 30 feeder services connecting the surrounding villages of Hoskote, to Old Madras Road, on five routes.

The big trunk and feeder buses (Samparka Sarige) and (Midi Buses) were inaugurated on Wednesday by Ramalinga Reddy,  Minister for Transport and Bangalore Urban district In-charge Minister, at Hoskote. Hoskote MLA M T B Nagaraj presided over the function. M Veerappa Moily, Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas and Environment and Forest, Dr Ramesh, IPS, Director (S&V), BMTC, and others were also present.

BMTC’s chakra services from Banashankari to Banashankari, Vijayanagar TTMC to Vijayanagar TTMC and City Civil Court to City Civil Court was also inaugurated by Veeranna G Thigadi, City Civil and Sessions Judge, on the High Court premises. 

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