Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) will bring more busses into service from Nagpur to Pune, and Nagpur to Aurangabad from Monday, following increasing response from the passengers.
After resuming service from August 24, Nagpur Region of MSRTC started at least one long-distance bus daily from Ganeshpeth Main Bus Station to Pune and Aurangabad, carrying 20/22 passengers. These buses without any stoppage went directly from Nagpur to their destinations.
As more passengers came to Ganeshpeth station to enquire about the long-distance buses, MSRTC can operate second bus to the above said places, depending on the response, said Nilesh Belsare, Divisional Controller, MSRTC, Nagpur Region.
At present, there is no set timetable for buses. Amravati-Pune bus service is also operational. Belsare said that after resuming the services 10 days ago, MSRTC had sent 50 buses on the first day to various stations in Vidarbha.
“Now, the number of buses going out has gone up to 150 per day to Chandrapur, Gadchiroli, Yavatmal, Amravati, Pandharkawda, Hinganghat, and other places. However, their timing is not fixed. It depends on the response. Now, there is a bus for each of the above said stations after one hour from 7 am to 8 am daily. The average of passengers in each bus is 20,” he said.