Vijayawada Bus Rapid Transit System

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Vijayawada Bus Rapid Transit
APSRTC'S JnNURM 2 MetroExpress JanBus.jpg
Buses used in Vijayawada BRTS
Overview
Area served Vijayawada
Locale Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
Number of lines 6
Operation
Operator(s) APSRTC

The city of Vijayawada is one of the few cities in India to have Bus Rapid Transit system a more convenient for public transport.[1]

Corridors[edit]

BRTS road near Gunadala

Six BRTS corridors were proposed under JNNURM at a cost of 450 crore (US$70 million). They are:[2]

S.No. Corridors Route Length in km.
1 Green
(Loop Road)
Bus terminal – Railway Goods Shed – Railway Station – C.K.Reddy Road Junction – Sathayanarayanapuram removed railway track – Padavala Revu – Gunadala – Ramavarappadu Ring Road Junction – N.T.R.Health University – Benz Circle – Indira Gandhi Municipal Corporation Stadium – Vijaya Krishna Super Market – Old Bus Stand – City Bus Terminal 15.50 km (9.63 mi)
2 Red
(Eluru Road)
Bus terminal – Swarna Palace Hotel Junction – Vijaya Talkies – Seethrampuram Junction – Chuttugunta Junction – S.R.R. College – Padavala Revu 4.60 km (2.86 mi)
3 Blue
(G.S.Raju Road)
Bus terminal – Government Hospital Junction – Government Press – Pipula Road – Nunna 12.00 km (7.46 mi)
4 Orange Bus terminal – Benz Circle – Auto Nagar Junction – Tadigadapa – Poranki – Kanuru 4.50 km (2.80 mi)
5 Yellow
(Route No.5 Road)
Bus terminal – Swarna Palace Hotel Junction – Besant Road – Madhu Kala Mandapam – Executive Club – Gurunanak Colony Junction – Auto Nagar 6.15 km (3.82 mi)
6 Brown
(Loop Road)
Bus terminal – Kalakshetram – Low Bridge – Municipal Corporation Office – Rajiv Gandhi Park – City Bus Complex 2.62 km (1.63 mi)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AC bus shelters to be ready by March". Vijayawada. 17 January 2010. Retrieved 11 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "BRTS Phases" (pdf). The Municipal Corporation of Vijayawada. Retrieved 31 May 2014.