Bhubaneswar City Bus

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Bhubaneswar City Bus
Overview
Locale Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Puri, Khurda
Transit type Bus Transit System
Number of lines 17
Daily ridership 37,000-42,000[1]
Headquarters Nayapalli, Bhubaneswar
Website www.dtsodisha.com
Operation
Began operation 10 October 2010
Operator(s)

Bhubaneswar-Puri Transport Service Limited (BPTSL)
Dream Team Sahara (DTS)

JNNURM
Number of vehicles 125

Bhubaneswar City Bus is a public transport bus service run in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. It is run in public-private partnership between Bhubaneswar-Puri Transport Service Limited (BPTSL) and Dream Team Sahara (DTS) under JNNURM scheme.[2] A fleet of 125 buses cover all major destinations across the city; and with Cuttack, Puri and Khurda.[2] The service was started in October 2010. There is plan to increase the fleet size by 48 non-AC buses and 12 air-conditioned buses on selected routes.[3] Air-conditioned bus services started from March 2014.[4] The fare is collected by the on-board ticket collector, either by cash or through smart cards, and depending on the distance, the fare can range between Rs. 5 and Rs. 37. The fare for AC bus services ranges between Rs 16 to Rs 42.

MSE Bus - Regional Science Centre - Bhubaneswar

Routes[edit]

Currently, the buses run on 17 different routes between 6 AM and 9 PM with variable frequency between 15 minutes to 30 minutes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Garg, Saurabh. "Bhubaneswar City Bus" (PDF). Retrieved 24 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Mohapatra, Debabrata (20 October 2012). "Bus operator launches e-info system". Times of India. Retrieved 14 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "More buses to provide services in Bhubaneswar and Berhampur". Times of India. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 24 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "AC city buses blaze roads". Times of India. 4 March 2014. Retrieved 10 June 2014. 

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