KSRTC

  • Kerala suspends buses to Tamil Nadu fearing protests after Jayalalithaa conviction 5 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has decided to suspend all its services to Tamil Nadu by terminating these close to the border. The decision has been taken fearing protests and vandalism by people after a trial court held Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa guilty of amassing assets...
  • Karnataka hit by bus strike, govt to invoke ESMA September 13, 2012

    Bangalore: The indefinite strike launched on Thursday by employees of Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation has hit lakhs of commuters, particularly students, across the state and the Government threatened to invoke ESMA if the stir was not called off. The Labour Commissioner has already declared the strike as "illegal" under the...
  • K'taka: 8000 buses off roads, commuters in trouble September 13, 2012

    Bangalore: The strike called by workers of Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) and Bangalore Metro Transport Corporation (BMTC) has stranded commuters in Bangalore and across Karnataka. Nearly 6000 buses plying in Bangalore and 8000 buses across the state are off the road on Thursday. KSRTC and BMTC employees are...
  • Bangalore: 6 years on, citizens enjoy the Volvo experience September 11, 2012

    Bangalore: Gone are the days when bus travelling within the city or to nearby cities was a harrowing experience. Ten years ago, getting a bus seat was an uphill task and most of the times a battle had to be fought at the bus stand with people clambering through windows,...
  • T'puram: 'KSRTC operating highest number of services' August 29, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: KSRTC chairman and Managing Director K G Mohanlal said that the KSRTC was operating a record number of services these days. Denying reports which appeared in a section of the media that large number of KSRTC buses was in the workshop, Mohanlal said KSRTC was now operating...
  • Kochi: Elamakkara gets its first KSRTC bus August 11, 2012

    Kochi: Offering relief to the residents in ElamakkaraAluva region, the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation has launched its services in the area. Transport Minister Aryadan Mohammed flagged off the new ThiruKochi service in Elamakkara on Friday. The service was made available following the efforts taken by Hibi Eden MLA. He...
  • T'puram: 4 more lowfloor AC buses launched July 14, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The KSRTC rolled out four more lowfloor AC Volvo buses under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) scheme in the city on Friday. Transport and Electricity Minister Aryadan Mohammed flagged off the buses from near the Manmohan Bungalow. Following are the schedules of the four buses: Bus 1 7 am...
  • Kochi: KSRTC shows a novel way to travel July 13, 2012

    Kochi: In an attempt to wipe out the image of rash and negligent driving, the KSRTC employees launched a novel initiative on Thursday, giving a hearty welcome to the passengers who boarded the buses. The programme was inaugurated by Mayor Tony Chammany at the Vytilla Mobility Hub. The Mayor along with...
  • T'puram: High operational cost hits lowfloor buses January 9, 2012

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Though they contributed a modern face to the city, the hitech buses introduced under the JNNURM for smart transport will soon be a liability for the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC), figures reveal. Kerala had two cities, Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram, among the 34 cities in the country selected...
  • Mullaperiyar: KSRTC buses run for cover December 11, 2011

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation is being forced to pull out a sizeable number of longdistance, interstate schedules with every passing day as the vehicles are often becoming the target of troublemakers across the border. Amid the Mullaperiyar row, nearly 100 buses out of the 427 KSRTC interstate...
  • KSRTC: Connecting people and places November 22, 2011

    BANGALORE: From the good old Red bus to the latest MercedesBenz model, the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has traversed a gap of more than 60 years striving to outdo its performance and provide better facilities. Presently, any latest model entering the market is being purchased by the KSRTC,...
  • Kerala: ProLeft transport unions strike work November 5, 2011

    Thiruvananthapuram: The dawntodusk motor strike called by nonCongress trade unions in Kerala on Saturdday to protest petrol price hike hit normal life across the state. Private buses, taxis and auto rickshaws are staying off the roads crippling the mobility of large sections of people, reports from across the state said. The staterun...