Thane Municipal Transport

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Thane Municipal Transport
[T.M.T]

ठाणे महानगरपालिका परिवहन सेवा
(ठा.म.प)
Parent Thane Municipal Corporation
Founded 9 February 1989
Headquarters Wagle Depot, Wagle Estate, Thane (West)-400604
Locale Thane metropolitan area
Service area Thane
Kalwa-Mumbra
Diva-Agason
Mumbai
Bhiwandi
Mira-Bhayandar
Navi Mumbai
Kalyan-Dombivali
Vasai-Virar
Service type Local Bus
Limited Bus
Express Bus
Air Conditioned (A.C) Bus
Operator Thane Municipal Transport Undertaking
Privahan Sabhapati Shri Dashrath Sankataprasad Yadav
Website Transport Department Thane City

The Thane Municipal Corporation Transport Service, operating under the name "Thane Municipal Transport (T.M.T.)" is the transport wing of Thane Municipal Corporation, which operates a large number of bus lines in the Thane metropolitan area. These buses are called Thane Municipal Transport or T.M.T bus. TMT bus serves the entire Thane City. It also has operation outside city limits into neighboring Mumbai, Bhiwandi, Navi Mumbai, Kalyan Dombivali, Mira-Bhayandar and Vasai Virar.

History[edit]

Thane Municipal Corporation started its own transport service on 9 February 1989, known as TMT. TMT is the major bus service provider in Thane. TMT has all its bus depots in Thane and numerous bus stops. The biggest depot is at Wagle Estate.TMT plies its buses inside Thane city and also towards Kalwa & Mumbra. TMT bus ply from Thane to Bhiwandi, Mira Road, Mulund, Borivali, Andheri, Nallasopara, BKC and Dombivali. Thane TMT Bus Service the best connectivity of Mumbai western suburban like Borivali, Andheri, Bandra B.K.C. , Mira Road, Nalasopara. Mumbai Circle Central Place Is Thane . Most Crowded Station, Bus Stop, Roads.

Info Details
Number of Buses 504
Number of Routes 117
Number of Depot 5

1) Kalwa Depot

2) Wagle Estate Depot

3) Mulla Bagh Depot

4) Anand Nagar Depot

5) Kolshet Depot (Proposed)

Number of Bus Stands 20
Number of Bus Stops 374[1]
Running K.M. Per Day 63135
No of Bus Trips per Day 7114
Bus Travellers Per Day 480017
Daily Income Rs. 42,86,994/-
Running K.M. Per day Per Bus 211
Number of Employees 2558

Bus routes[edit]

Thane To Dadar Ac Route No. AC-129,AC-130,AC-131,AC-132,AC-133 now closed.

1] AC Routes[edit]

AC Volvo Bus Routes
Route type Route No Starting Destination Route Description
Air-conditioned AC- 58 Thane Rly Stn (W) Mira Road Rly Stn (E) via Malhar Cinema, Teen Hath Naka, Cadbury Junction, Manpada, Patlipada, Kasarwadavli, Owala, Gaymukh, Fountain Hotel, Kashimira
Air-conditioned AC- 65 Thane Rly Stn (E) Borivali Rly Stn (E)

[2]

via Teen Haath Naka, Cadbury Junction, Manpada, Patlipada, Kasarvadavli, Owala, Gaymukh, Fountain Hotel, Kashimira, Dahisar Check Naka, National Park

[3]

Air-conditioned AC- 125

(Route 1)

Kasarvadavli (Thane) Andheri Stn (E) via Waghbil Naka, Patlipada, Manpada, Kapurbawdi, Majiwada, Cadbury Junction, Nitin Company, Teen Hath Naka, Mulund Check Naka, Bhandup Pumping Centre, Powai, Seepz, Chakala, Andheri Rly Stn (E)
Air-conditioned AC- 125

(Route 2)

Mulla Baugh Depot Andheri Stn (E) via Manpada, Cadbury Junction, Teen Hath Naka, Anand Nagar, Check Naka, Bhandup Pumping Centre, Powai, Seepz, Chakala, Andheri Rly Stn (E)
Air-conditioned AC- 126

(Route 1)

Hiranandani Estate (Thane) B.K.C.(R.B.I.)

[4]

via Bramhand, Manpada, Kapurbawdi, Cadbury Junction, Nitin Company, Teen Haath Naka, Anand Nagar Check Naka, Vikhroli, Ghatkpoar, Kapadiya Nagar, Diamond Market, B.K.C.(R.B.I)
Air-conditioned AC- 126

(Route 2)

Thane Rly Stn (E) B.K.C.(R.B.I.) via Anand Nagar Check Naka, Vikhroli, Ghatkpoar, Kapadiya Nagar, Diamond Market, B.K.C.(R.B.I)
Air-conditioned AC- 128 Kasarwadavli Millenium Business Park (MBP) via Cadbury Junction, Kalwa Naka, Kalwa, Thane-Belapur Road, Airoli, Mahape
Air-conditioned AC- 129 Dhokali (Thane) Dadar Rly Stn (E)

[5]

Via Dhokali Naka, Teen Hath Naka, Anand Nagar Check Naka, Ghatkopar , Amar Mahal, Maheshwari Udyan, Ruia College, Dadar Station (E)
Air-conditioned AC- 130 Kolshet (Thane) Dadar Rly Stn (E)

[6]

Via Dhokali Naka, Teen Hath Naka, Anand Nagar Check Naka, Ghatkopar , Amar Mahal, Maheshwari Udyan, Ruia College, Dadar Station (E)
Air-conditioned AC- 131 Dharamveer Nagar (Thane) Dadar Rly Stn (E)

[7]

Via Vasant Vihar,Teen Hath Naka, Anand Nagar Check Naka, Ghatkopar , Amar Mahal, Maheshwari Udyan, Ruia College, Dadar Station (E)
Air-conditioned AC- 132 Vrindavan Society (Thane) Dadar Rly Stn (E)

[8]

Via Castle Mill, Teen Hath Naka, Anand Nagar Check Naka, Ghatkopar , Amar Mahal, Maheshwari Udyan, Ruia College, Dadar Station (E)
Air-conditioned AC- 133 Lodha Complex (Thane) Dadar Rly Stn (E)

[9]

Via Lodha Vista, Teen Hath Naka, Anand Nagar Check Naka, Ghatkopar , Amar Mahal, Maheshwari Udyan, Ruia College, Dadar Station (E)

Improvements & future plans[edit]

Under "Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM)" TMT received 200 new buses in the existing fleet of buses. TMT has started air-conditioned buses from Thane-Borivali and is now planning to start more buses towards Mumbai and other longer destinations. 15 new low floor buses with electronic display are on road from this April 2010. .[10]

With introduction of new buses to its fleets which have been received under JNNURM scheme, TMT proposes to improve its services inside Thane city and also to extend their services to various outer city limits, some routes outside the city limits are Mira Road, Borivali, Vashi, CBD Belapur, colaba, churchgate, worli, wadala, Sion, Andheri, BKC, Panvel, Kalyan. TMT also received 10 new air-conditioned Tata Marcopolo Buses which plies on Thane-Borivali route that is route no. AC-65 parallel to the BEST bus (AS 700).[11]

The proposal for procuring 230 new buses under the JNNURM scheme was cleared in May, 2014. [12]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Ride cool with new tmt ac buses, CITY - Briefs". Mumbai Mirror. 3 December 2010. Retrieved 7 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "BEST, Thane Municipal Transport at war; commuters happy - Mumbai - DNA". Dnaindia.com. Retrieved 7 December 2010. 
  4. ^ "Ride cool with new tmt ac buses, CITY - Briefs". Mumbai Mirror. 3 December 2010. Retrieved 7 December 2010. 
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  6. ^ "Ride cool with new tmt ac buses, CITY - Briefs". Mumbai Mirror. 3 December 2010. Retrieved 7 December 2010. 
  7. ^ "Ride cool with new tmt ac buses, CITY - Briefs". Mumbai Mirror. 3 December 2010. Retrieved 7 December 2010. 
  8. ^ "Ride cool with new tmt ac buses, CITY - Briefs". Mumbai Mirror. 3 December 2010. Retrieved 7 December 2010. 
  9. ^ "Ride cool with new tmt ac buses, CITY - Briefs". Mumbai Mirror. 3 December 2010. Retrieved 7 December 2010. 
  10. ^ http://findarticles.com/p/news-articles/dna-daily-news-analysis-mumbai/mi_8111/is_20100420/thane-civic-transport-15- buses/ai_n53239724/
  11. ^ TMT adds new, sleekbuses to its fleet. Epaper.hindustantimes.com. Retrieved on 4 September 2010.
  12. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/thane/TMT-gets-a-230-bus-shot-in-the-arm-commuting-pains-to-relieve/articleshow/35396102.cms