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Teenager’s passion for KSRTC buses
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Teenager’s passion for KSRTC buses

September 21, 2020

By S.B. Devaraj Mysore/Mysuru: With the State-run KSRTC buses ferrying lakhs of passengers every day, here is the story of a teenaged boy of the city who has come up with a variety of models of the buses, after developing a passion  towards them. Prajwal Gowda, a 16-year-old First PU student of the city, is…

Don’t penalise passenger tempo owners: MLA
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Don’t penalise passenger tempo owners: MLA

September 19, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Chamundeshwari MLA G.T. Devegowda has asked KSRTC authorities not to penalise tempo owners who have been ferrying passengers from Yelwal to city daily. The MLA’s ‘direction’ comes following an appeal from tempo owners who complained of fines levied by KSRTC authorities. A delegation of tempo drivers and owners met the MLA who had come…

Two killed as KSRTC bus rams into bike
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Two killed as KSRTC bus rams into bike

September 13, 2020

Hunsur: Two persons were killed when a speeding KSRTC bus reportedly rammed into the bike they were riding near Yashodhapura village on Hunsur Road in city last night. The deceased are Shivaraj Gowda (30) and Karthik (20), both residents of Yashodhapura village. According to the complaint lodged at Hunsur Rural Police Station, the KSRTC bus…

No fare hike for student bus pass
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No fare hike for student bus pass

September 3, 2020

Bengaluru: Transport Minister and Deputy CM Laxman Savadi ruled out any proposal for hike in tariff of bus passes issued to students at concessional rate. In a press release here, he scotched off rumours of hike in bus passes tariff and also ruled out any plans to change the guidelines while issuing the concession pass….

KSRTC to fill all seats in buses
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KSRTC to fill all seats in buses

September 2, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: With the Government announcing more relaxations under Unlock 4.0, the KSRTC has got the go ahead to fill all seats in its buses. The State-run Transport Corporation had sought the Government’s nod to relax norms on social distancing in the wake of mounting losses and operational costs. Until now, the KSRTC was allowed to…

Scrapped bus now Ladies Toilet
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Scrapped bus now Ladies Toilet

August 28, 2020

Bengaluru: A condemned bus, which otherwise would have been scrapped, has been given a new shape much to the surprise of everyone. On an experimental basis, KSRTC in association with Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) has converted a scrapped bus into a ladies toilet under the Corporate Social Responsibility scheme. This remodelled bus has now…

KSRTC Mysuru Division awaits guidelines to operate inter-State buses
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KSRTC Mysuru Division awaits guidelines to operate inter-State buses

August 26, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Mysuru Division of KSRTC was waiting for the guidelines from its Central Office to resume inter-State bus services which were suspended a few months ago due to Covid-19. According to officials, the Division was operating around 75 buses to several cities in neighbouring Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Maharashtra. However, it…

KSRTC Volvo buses yet to hit the streets post lockdown relaxation
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KSRTC Volvo buses yet to hit the streets post lockdown relaxation

August 23, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Three months after the State-run KSRTC resumed operation of buses following relaxation in COVID-19 enforced nationwide lockdown, Volvo Air-Conditioned (AC) Luxury buses of Mysuru Rural Division are yet to hit the streets due to poor commuter patronisation. As there is a common assumption that the deadly Novel Coronavirus is airbone and an AC system…

KSRTC experiments with new seating arrangement in Rajahamsa bus
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KSRTC experiments with new seating arrangement in Rajahamsa bus

August 23, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The KSRTC, badly hit by the pandemic, has started experimenting with the alignment of seats in its fleet of buses to help passengers maintain distance from each other. It has reduced seats in quite a few of its Rajahamsa fleet from 39 to 29 by rearranging them so that there are three seats instead…

Onam: KSRTC’s special bus services from Mysuru to Kerala
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Onam: KSRTC’s special bus services from Mysuru to Kerala

August 21, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: During Onam celebrations, Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has arranged special bus services from Mysuru to various places across Kerala from Aug. 24 to Sept. 6. Buses have been arranged to Calicut, Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam and Kottayam and every passenger must wear face mask. As per an order issued from the Kerala Government, all…

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