In view of the special drive against private bus operators by the Transport Department, the APSRTC on Tuesday started operating 60 special services at regular fares from Kukatpally Housing Board and Mahatma Gandhi Bus station to various destinations.
RTC Greater Hyderabad Zone Executive Director A. Koteswara Rao on said the special services would be operated to Vijayawada, Eluru, Kakinada, Visakhapatnam, Anantapur, Bangalore, Kurnool, Kadapa, Tirupati, Ongole, Nellore, Shiridi and Mumbai. Tickets will be issued in the buses, and advance reservation is not required, he added.
The services are operated in addition to the Sankranti special buses. The services will continue as long as the special drive is on. There is no dearth of drivers and buses as they are pooled from various districts, Mr. Rao said.
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