Kerala Urban Road Transport Corporation

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Kerala Urban Road Transport Corporation
Service areaKerala
Service typeLocal, limited-stop, express, and BRT bus service
OperatorGovernment of Kerala

The Kerala Urban Road Transport Corporation (KURTC) is a state-run bus company which operates more than 500 low-floor buses (A/C & NON A/C) in Kerala. KURTC runs complete and individual services in Ernakulam & Thiruvananthapuram districts. The remaining 12 districts are divided into 5 clusters ; Cluster I comprises Kozhikode, Wayanad and Malappuram; Cluster II Kottayam, Thodupuzha, and Pathanamthitta; Cluster III Kannur and Kasaragod; Cluster IV Thrissur and Palakkad; and Cluster V Kollam and Alappuzha.[2][3]


The Kerala Urban Road Transport Corporation was formed in November 2014, with headquarters in Thevara in Kochi, to operate low-floor buses which are procured with the financial assistance from the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM).[2] It will have separate account and logo which are in progress.


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  1. ^ "Chandy Inaugurates KURTC Hub at Thevara". The New Indian Express. 13 April 2015. Retrieved 22 April 2015.
  2. ^ a b "All JNNURM buses to be brought under KURTC". The Hindu. 26 October 2014. Retrieved 20 January 2015.
  3. ^ "KURTC Awaiting Promised Central Aid". The New Indian Express. 30 December 2014. Retrieved 25 August 2018.

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