The Telangana State Road Transport Corporation TSRTC operating 3600 special buses for Sankranti 2019 across Telangana and neighbouring states besides operating 3,500 buses from existing fleet. According to TSRTC regional manager for Rangareddy, E Yadagiri, the TSRTC special buses are being run from MGBS, JBS, CBS, Uppal crossroads and the LB Nagar. Heavy rush is speculated from 11th January (Friday) to January 13th (Sunday), the passengers are expected to leave to their native places on Friday evening or Saturday.
All steps are being taken to avoid any inconvenience for passengers. For this, RTC staff including senior officials will monitor round-the-clock all the main points during operation of special buses to ensure a hassle-free journey for passengers, TSRTC officials said.
The Passengers can also avail services of shuttle buses to other bus depots in the city such as Uppal, JBS, Kachiguda, LB Nagar, and Aramghar from MGBS with the frequency of buses every 10-15 minutes. The fares for these TSRTC special buses are expected to be priced 1.5 times higher than the regular prices, though less as compared to private buses.