TN resumes inter-State bus services after 7 months

Chennai: After a gap of seven months, inter-State bus service between Tamilnadu and Karnataka resumed with buses operated from Sathyamangalam to Mysuru through Pulinjur check-post on Thursday.

According to a government order, commuters can now travel between the two States by buses without e-registration, between 11 and 16 November.

K Elangovan, Managing Director of the State Express Transport Corporation (SETC), said, “Government buses of both States recommenced on Wednesday evening. The services are being operated to facilitate transportation of people keeping in view the Deepavali demand.”

Due to Covid-19, inter-state bus services were stopped from 20 Marchaffecting the movement of workers in the hilly areas. Though vehicles were allowed later, bus service continued to remain suspended.

 

NT Bureau