Extra buses to sort out festive rush until November 3, Auto Information, Automobilnews
GREATER NOIDA: In view of the following Diwali season and anticipated rise in site visitors, particularly throughout the weekend, the Uttar Pradesh State Street Transport Company (UPSRTC) has deliberate to extend the frequency of buses plying from Higher Noida Depot from October 25 to November 3.At the same time as about 135 buses function from the Higher Noida depot, 40 buses ply throughout the metropolis periphery — Noida, Higher Noida, Ghaziabad, Hapur. The remainder cowl lengthy distances to Agra, Aligarh, Kasganj, Etah, Bulandshahr and Badaun.
Their frequency can be elevated to 2 rounds or extra, in some circumstances, throughout this 10-day interval as per the demand.
Additionally, the UP roadways can be giving an incentive of Rs 4,000 and above the wage to drivers on obligation for these 10 days. There are 300 contractual and 16 everlasting drivers in Higher Noida whereas Noida has 40 salaried and 400 contractual drivers plying UP roadways buses.
“We can be rising 30% frequency of UP state transport buses from October 25 to November Three from one spherical to 2 as per the requirement of Diwali rush on actual time schedule. One spherical consists of about 250 km from Higher Noida depot to Agra. Most rush comes from Agra, Aligarh, Bulandshahr and Babrala space,” stated Luv Kumar, assistant regional supervisor, Higher Noida Depot.
Whereas Kumar assured that efforts are on to make sure that no passenger faces any bother throughout the pageant, buses will function each 5 minutes from Higher Noida depot to Noida, Ghaziabad, Hapur, Agra, Bulandshahr, Aligarh, Etah, Delhi and different cities of NCR. Over all of the state has about 22,000 salaried and 20,000 contractual drivers and workers of UPSRTC.