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KSRTC to ply 175 extra buses during Dasara
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KSRTC to ply 175 extra buses during Dasara

Mysuru: KSRTC has come forward to operate 175 extra buses from its city and rural divisions to facilitate tourists during Dasara. Speaking to Star of Mysore, KSRTC Divisional Controller (Rural Division) M. Vasu said that 125 extra buses would operate during Dasara from Sept.21 to 30 which would be extended till Oct.5 in view of…

Kuvempunagar bus stand building lying idle!
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Kuvempunagar bus stand building lying idle!

Sir, Kuvempunagar bus stand complex (a 3-storey building) built under Centre’s JNNURM scheme was inaugurated on 9.4.2011. Since then, the huge complex is lying idle except transit bus stop-over. The property could earn lot of revenue by giving it on rent to banks, offices and shops. Also, the building maintenance will cost a lot to…

Strict rules of KSRTC causing problems to students with bus passes
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Strict rules of KSRTC causing problems to students with bus passes

Mysuru: There are many Government welfare schemes, both at the Centre and the State, meant to mitigate the problems of the poor, downtrodden and marginalised sections. No doubt, the schemes are full of good intentions. But, sometimes, the ground reality is different. Take the concessional bus passes issued to rural students for instance, which is…

KSRTC bags Prawaas Excellence Awards
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KSRTC bags Prawaas Excellence Awards

Mysuru: The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has bagged three National Awards during the Prawaas Excellence Summit and Awards Ceremony-2017 held at Mumbai onuly 29. According to a release, the flybus service won under the ‘Best intercity connectivity’ category, city bus services in small and medium cities won the award under the category of…

OPEN-TOP BUSES
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OPEN-TOP BUSES

This Dasara, tourists might have an opportunity to go on a city tour in open-top double-decker buses. The Tourism Department is in talks with Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) to either offer  buses to the Department or operate such buses on their (KSRTC) own. Around four open-top double-decker buses were introduced in Bengaluru by…

Yoga: Special KSRTC service
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Yoga: Special KSRTC service

Mysuru: KSRTC has arranged special bus service to ferry yoga enthusiasts for rehearsal tomorrow (June 18) to the Mysore Race Course, from different places in the city, said District Ayush Officer Dr. Seethalakshmi. The bus service will begin at 5 am from City Bus Stand Chamundi Hill platform, Kuvempunagar KSRTC Quarters Stop, Cauvery School Bus…

One killed, another seriously injured as bus hits bike
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One killed, another seriously injured as bus hits bike

Hunsur: One person was killed on the spot while another sustained serious injuries when a KSRTC bus rammed into the bike on which the two were riding near Halegere in Hunsur yesterday afternoon. While the deceased has been identified as Manjunath of Mogalli village in Periyapatna taluk, the seriously injured person has been identified as…

Free Wi-Fi facility in KSRTC buses
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Free Wi-Fi facility in KSRTC buses

Bengaluru: The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC), which is providing various facilities in a view to make it passenger-friendly, will be providing free Wi-Fi facility in all KSRTC buses soon. With all types of buses in KSRTC, North West Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (NWKRTC) and North East Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (NEKRTC) to provide…

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