Lockdown: KSRTC to continue bus services on May 31

Coronavirus Lockdown: KSRTC to continue bus services on May 31

The KSRTC and BMTC will continue their bus services for weekend commuters on Sunday in view of lifting of the lockdown restrictions. 

Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) said in a statement that bus services will continue from 7 am to 7 pm on Sunday. The last service will depart from Bengaluru by 7 pm as the night curfew restrictions will prevail. 

Close to 29,000 buses have been operated since commencing passenger services on May 19. 

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Nearly 90,000 people have traveled in the buses in which ridership has been restricted to enforce social distancing rules.

Both the corporations have been scaling up operations gradually. The BMTC had deployed 30,00 of its 65,00 buses on week days, which are usually reduced during the weekends. The KSRTC had started with less than 1,000 buses when it resumed the services and has increased it to 3,500 buses over the last few days. 

The KSRTC is also providing causal contract buses for people travelling out of state.  For more information on hiring buses, contact: 7760990100, 7760990560.

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