Dwaraka bus station

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Dwaraka Bus Station Complex
Parked Metro Luxury Buses at Visakhapatnam Bus station.jpg
Dwaraka Bus Station Complex
LocationVisakhapatnam, Visakhapatnam District, Andhra Pradesh
India
Coordinates17°43′26″N 83°18′25″E / 17.72389°N 83.30694°E / 17.72389; 83.30694Coordinates: 17°43′26″N 83°18′25″E / 17.72389°N 83.30694°E / 17.72389; 83.30694
Owned byAPSRTC
Platforms29[1]
Construction
ParkingYes
Other information
Station codeVSP
History
Opened1979
Location
Dwaraka Bus Station Complex is located in Andhra Pradesh
Dwaraka Bus Station Complex
Dwaraka Bus Station Complex
Location in Andhra Pradesh

Dwaraka Bus Station Complex is a bus station located at the eastern side of Visakhapatnam city. The bus station is owned by Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC).[2] This is one of the major bus stations in Andhra Pradesh. Many buses from other states like Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Odissa, Chhattisgarh and Telangana arrive at the station. Buses provide their services to all the major cities, towns in the state and also within the city as well. The city services has a city bus terminus on south-east of the bus station.

History[edit]

The Dwaraka Bus Station (DBS Complex), popularly known as RTC Complex, is being given a major facelift at an estimated cost of Rs. 80 lakh. The foundation for the RTC Complex was laid by the then Chief Minister Jalagam Vengala Rao on 13 October 1974 and it was opened in 1979.[1]

Expansion[edit]

New CCTVs, painting of the walls and paneling of the pillars are some of the works that are being undertaken inside the complex. Apart from 33 modern chairs, the AC lounge has two cozy beds for the convenience of senior citizens and sick persons, who wish to take a nap as they await the arrival of their bus.[1]

City buses[edit]

Numerous city buses operate from the Bus Station Complex to nearly every part of the city.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c B. Madhu Gopal. "Dwaraka Bus Station complex gets a new look". The Hindu.
  2. ^ "Infrastructure". apsrtc.gov.in.