Haryana CM launches Gurugram’s ‘Smart’ City bus service

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GURUGRAM: Chief Minister of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar launched Gurugram’s City Bus Service officially named as Gurugaman, at Sector 10 city bus depot on September 2, 2018. A fleet of 25 low-floor, non-AC passenger coaches was launched. Under the initiative of Gurugram Metropolitan City Bus Limited (GMCBL), 200 more such buses will be inducted by March 2019.

23 buses will be deployed on weekdays and 18 buses on weekends. Buses will be available from Sector 10 bus terminal to Huda City Centre metro station, which is route number 212. The service covers a distance of 25.1 km running in a circle from Basai Chowk to Huda City Centre. The up route will have 51 stops and the down route will have 44 stops. The bus fare will vary from Rs 10 and Rs 30. During the peak hours, the service will run at a frequency of nine minutes and during non-peak hours, the frequency will be 18-minutes. Bus service is expected to help in tackling congestion on roads. GMDA authority claims that induction of CNG buses will help in bringing pollution level down in the city.

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