Bus and railway stations in Hyderabad get busier forward of Sankranti pageant | Technoscoob

Interstate bus stations and main railway stations in Hyderabad have began to witness the festive rush forward of the Sankranti pageant on January 15. Yearly, lakhs of individuals journey from Hyderabad to totally different elements of the state and to neighbouring Andhra Pradesh to have fun the Telugu pageant. Whereas a rush for return to their natives was seen on Wednesday, the footfall at these journey hubs is simply going to surge additional forward of the pageant on Sunday.

The Telangana State Street Transport Company (TSRTC) and the South Central Railways (SCR) have launched particular bus providers and extra trains. The SCR has introduced an extra 540 prepare providers between the 2 states whereas the TSRTC has determined to ply 4,233 further buses and three,648 non-reservation buses between totally different locations.

“We’re seeing an encouraging rush from Wednesday onwards. It’s going to solely rise additional. We’re totally ready for this rush after two and a half years,” a TSRTC official stated. There’s a excessive demand for tickets to Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Amalapuram, Kakinada, Guntur, Nellore, and Rajamahendravaram and many others. For many who guide tickets from side to side until January 31, the company has determined to supply a ten per cent low cost.

TSRTC buses can be found from the Mahatma Gandhi bus station, Jubilee bus station, Aramghar, KPHB-Kukatpally, LB Nagar, Bowenpally, and Uppal. “The TSRTC is taking all precautionary measures to keep away from inconvenience to these going residence for the Sankranti pageant. Particular camps have been arrange in congested areas corresponding to Uppal crossroads, LB Nagar, Aramghar, and KPHB. For the consolation of the passengers, there are tents, consuming water and cellular bogs made accessible,” TSRTC MD tweeted.

This time, the company has additionally approached the Nationwide Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and succeeded in getting particular lanes for its buses at toll plazas corresponding to Patangi, Korlapahad on the Hyderabad-Vijayawada route, Guduru on the Hyderabad-Warangal route, Duddeda on the Hyderabad-Siddipet route, Manoharabad on the Hyderabad-Nizamabad route, and Raikal toll plaza on the Hyderabad-Kurnool route.

Six RTC employees every will likely be on obligation for twenty-four hours in three shifts at these respective toll plazas to keep away from the piling up of buses because it occurs yearly. It has additionally arrange command and management centres at Bus Bhavan and MGBS in Hyderabad. MD VC Sajjanar stated, “We enchantment to individuals to journey by TSRTC bus and attain their locations quicker than taking personal automobiles and stepping into hassle on the toll plazas.”

In the meantime, the particular trains of SCR will run until January 20. The Secunderabad-Kakinada city particular will cease at Nalgonda, Miryalaguda, Nadikude, Sattenapalli, Guntur, Vijayawada, Eluru, Tadepalligudem, Nidadavolu, Rajahmundry, Anaparthi and Samalkot stations whereas the Kakinada City-Tirupati-Kakinada City particular could have halts at Samalkot, Rajamundry, Nidadavolu, Eluru, Vijayawada, Tenali, Bapatla, Ongole, Nellore, Gudur, Renikunta stations in each the instructions. The Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam Sankranti particular will cease at Duvvada, Annavaram, Tuni, Samalkot, Rajahmundry, Eluru, Rayanapadu, Khammam, Warangal, Kazipet and Jangaon stations.

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