Dedicated blog for Tamilnadu State buses – "Not an official blog of TNSTC"
MTC Buses which rolled out in 2004 with rexin shutter strong bodies, in 2003,4 only the dual front glasses started to get a mono single one with small alteraations in front show set, these strong buses survived in any road and climate conditions, served for 11+ years, soon these will be off road due to their ages, a glimpse of some buses which are roaming in Northern parts of Chennai.
Thanks to Arun Thamizhnaadu from Chennai for Clicking these beauties.
TN-01N-4026 ENH 0969 of Ennore Depot Route 56 Ennore – Vallalar Nagar via liftgate, Thiruvottriyur, Tollgate.
TN-01N-4142 ENI 0160 of Ennore Depot Route 56N Ennore – HighCourt via Thazzhankuppam, Royapuram, Beach Station.
TN-01N-4170 ENI 0170 Ennore Depot 156N Ennore – HighCourt.
TN-01N-4218 ENI 0216 Ennore Depot 56N Ennore – HighCourt via Thazzhankuppam, Royapuram, Beach Station.
Tourism Friendly “Travel Wherever you can from 6am to 10pm” by TNSTC-Trichy Scheme running successfully at Rs 50. It covers almost all Important Temples and Tourist Places in Trichy City and Sub-Urb like Srirangam, Mukkombu, Kallanai, BHEL-Trichy Deer Park, Trichy International Airport, Anna Planetorium, T.V.Koil,Samayapuram,Vayalur,etc
Pic & Info : I Love Trichy
Source : Daily Thanthi Info : Arun Thamizhnaadu
From today 26/04 MTC to operate 150 Special Buses for this summer holidays to benefit the need of public. These special Buses will be operated from Mor 6 to Night 11 on week ends and government holidays, to devotinal places Thiruverkadu Karumariamman Temple, Siruvapuri Murugan Temple, Periyapalayam Bhavani Amman Temple and tourist places on Besant Nagar, Anna Square, Thiruvelikanni, Kovalam, Vandaloor Zoo.
MTC will operate 70 bus via Anna Square, 15 via Kovalam, 20 via Vandaloor Zoo, 10 via Mahabalipuram and 18 buses to Thiruverkadu Karumariamman Temple, 10 to Periyapalayam Bhavani Amman Temple, 8 to Siruvapuri Murugan Temple. A total 150 no of buses will do this special operation public use benefit of it.
From the pages of History TN-38N-1729 which was registered under TNSTC Coimbatore and given to TNSTC Villupuram Tiruvanamalai Region for operation of AC in Chennai Arani route. The pic was clicked in 2010 by JimmyJose
Thanks to JimmyJose Sir for sharing the pics with Our TNSTC Blog
One of the long runner with in South TN. Being Kumuli a part of Kerala but this services doesnt require Interstate permit, and the buses running to Kumuli stops before the Commercial Tax check point at Border with in TamilNadu. To benefit Merchants, tourist, villagers nearby TNSTC have a depot at Kumuli belongs to Dindigul Region.
Division : Tirunelveli
Region : Nagercoil
Depot : Ranithootam 1
Type : Express
Route : Nagercoil – Kumuli
Via : Tirunelveli, Sankarankovil, Rajapalayam, Srivilliputtur, Theni, Cumbum.
Special : Running 350 Kms for a single with in South TamilNadu.
TNSTC Ooty operates many SWB short wheel Base buses to many hamlets in Nilgris District. Many Villagers and tourist benefits on this SWB hill Rider buses this takes to you many heavinly places on Nilgris district. Some of the routes in Nilgris.
Pic & Info : Rajkumar Arumugam
TN-43N-0369 Coonoor – Korakundah via Kaikatty, Manjoor, Thaisolai.
TN-43N-0498 Ooty – Upper Bhavani via Kaikatty, Manjoor, Thaisolai, Korakundah.
TN-43N-0412 Ooty – Kinnakorai via Kaikatty, Manjoor, Thaisolai.
TN-43N-0499 Ooty – Hiriyassegai via Kaikatty, Manjoor, Thaisolai, Kinnakorai.
TN-43N-0531 Ooty – Geddai via Kaikatty, Manjoor, Mattakandi, Onikanndi.
Karaikudi – Bengaluru gets one more SETC service in reservation list, here is one more boarding open by SETC in Rameshwaram to Bangalore Route. Earlier it was till Ramanathapuram only. Now it was opened till Karaikudi (Devakottai & karaikudi are the two new stages for this bus route). Now we are having one more bus to Bangalore from Karaikudi.
The first bus is at 7.30 Pm & the second one is by 7.45 PM
Here are the timings of Rameshwaram to Bangalore bus.
Rameshwaram 4.30 PM
Ramanathapuram 5.45 PM
Devakottai 7.15 PM
Karaikudi 7.45 PM
Info and pic shared by Yuvaraj.M.
Driver Training Learner Bus from TNSTC Madurai Virudhunagar Region this bus is recent addition to the learner fleet, Driver Training through IRT are given by the respective regions. Punishment Drivers for overspeeding, mileage less driving also given training in this bus.
Rare hand written ticket issued today in TNSTC Villupuram to a bus fan, this tickets have been stopped a decade before in TNSTC, but private players in TN still use this types of tickets, many have been switched over to ETM Electronic ticket machines, TNSTC uses only printed tickets in all theie services some may be exceptional of issuing Printed tickets, in some failure of ETM’s Hand written tickets may be issued in TNSTC, very Nostalgic to get this tickets now a days.
Ticket issued between Thiruvanmiyur – C.M.B.T. shared by Umari Saravanan
Chennai to get its first ac busstop. Guindy Asarkhana will be the first one in chennai will be opened for public today between 10 -11 A.M., The first bus stop of TamilNadu is 4 road jn in Kumbakonam sponsored by City Union Bank.
Source : Daily Thanthi Info : Arun Thamizhnadu