HRTC Volvo and AC bus services offer 10-20% discount on fare from Monday
SHIMLA- Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) has announced concession on its Volvo and AC bus services. Passengers can avail a discount of 10-20 per cent in their fares starting from Monday.
In order to avail the discount, the passengers need to get smart cards available in select bus stands like Dharamshala, Shimla and Manali. The benefit was earlier reserved for non-AC buses run by HRTC.
Persons below the age of 60 years shall get concession of 10 per cent while those above it shall get a concession of 20 per cent on showing smart cards to conductors
State Transport Minister G S Bali further claimed that 16 more luxury buses have been added on the routes of Manali-Jaipur, Shimla-Katra-Dharamshala-Delhi and Shimla-Haridwar.
He said the imported buses shall be delivered to HRTC soon.
He also claimed that these buses have been equipped with GPS, CCTV and passengers information system and the government is trying to connect all the pilgrimage and historic places of the state with major towns by luxury bus services.
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