KSRTC Introduces New Bus Services

Bangalore, Jan 20, 2012, Jagran City Plus

The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has introduced 'Ambari Sleeper (A/C)' bus service from Bangalore to Udupi and semi-deluxe bus service from Bangalore to Sollapur. The fares for adults are Rs. 725 and Rs. 500 respectively. These new services are in addition to the existing services. The departure from Bangalore is Kempegowda Bus Station.

Services Departure Arrival
Bangalore - Udupi 9.15 pm 5.30 am
Udupi - Bangalore 8 pm 4.15 am
Bangalore - Sollapur 4.30 pm 7.30 am
Sollapur - Bangalore 3 pm 6 am

This apart, KSRTC has introduced 'Ambari Sleeper (A/C)' bus service from Bangalore to Panaji and 'Ambari Sleeper (Non-A/C)' bus service from Bangalore to Madurai. The fares for adults are Rs. 850 and Rs. 450 respectively. These new services are in addition to the existing services and departure for Bangalore-Panaji is Kempegowda Bus Station while departure for Bangalore-Madurai is Shantinagar Bus Station. The time table is as follows:

Services Departure Arrival
Bangalore - Panaji 6.30 pm 7.45 am
Panaji - Bangalore 7.30 pm 8.45 am
Bangalore - Madurai 9.45 pm 6.30 am
Madurai - Bangalore 9.15 pm 6 am
Bangalore - Mangalore 22.00 hrs 05.30 hrs
Mangalore - Bangalore 22.00 hrs 05.30 hrs

The salient features of Corona Ambaari Sleeper Bus Service are as follows:

  1. The 12Mtr length sleeper coach is an all steel integral monocoque bus developed by M/s. Corona Bus Manufacturers Pvt Ltd., Pune for passengers comfortable journey
  2. Fully air suspension to ensure superior comfort and safety to meet the needs of the passengers.
  3. Fitted with “carrier” make AC 353 model air-conditioner for cooling effect which enhances the comfort level of the travelling public.
  4. 32 passenger berths (16 lower berths & 16 upper berths) with 2x1 configuration. The berths are comfortable and upholstered with PU cushions
  5. The passenger saloon is provided with ultra modern interiors, reading lamps, imported floor carpeting & partition curtains.
  6. Attractive front show and wind shield to have better Aesthetics, visibility and safety.
  7. Single piece front cowl gives better insulation and avoids dust entry into the cabin and also help in reduction in noise pollution.
  8. 8 cubic mtr. luggage spaces is provided under passenger berth area.Louver glass and also sliding window glasses are fitted to provide clear vision to the passengers.
  9. 160 Horse power Turbo charged & Inter cooler Cummins engine at the rear end at the bus so as to reduce noise pollution inside the bus saloon.
  10. Wider emergency door at the rear.
  11. Hydraulic retarder of Voith make & Anti lock braking system are provided to enhance the braking efficiency.