Fabulous Five of Nilgris

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-0369 Coonoor - Korakundah via Kaikatty, Manjoor, Thaisolai.

TN-43N-0498 Ooty – Upper Bhavani via Kaikatty, Manjoor, Thaisolai, Korakundah.

TN-43N-0498 Ooty - Upper Bhavani via Kaikatty, Manjoor, Thaisolai, Korakundah

TN-43N-0412 Ooty – Kinnakorai via Kaikatty, Manjoor, Thaisolai.

TN-43N-0412 Ooty - Kinnakorai via Kaikatty, Manjoor, Thaisolai.

TN-43N-0499 Ooty – Hiriyassegai via Kaikatty, Manjoor, Thaisolai, Kinnakorai.

TN-43N-0499 Ooty - Hiriyassegai via Kaikatty, Manjoor, Thaisolai, Kinnakorai.

TN-43N-0531 Ooty – Geddai via Kaikatty, Manjoor, Mattakandi, Onikanndi.

TN-43N-0531 Ooty - Geddai via Kaikatty, Manjoor, Mattakandi, Onikanndi.

Devakottai Karikudi gets Boarding point in 4:30pm Rameswaram – Bengaluru SETC

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.

Rameswaram - Bengaluru SETC

TNSTC Virudhunagar Learner Bus

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.


Division : Madurai
Region : Virudhunagar
Type : Driver Training Learner Bus

TN-67N-0410 Virudhunagar Region Learner

Rare Ticket Of TNSTC Villupuram

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

TNSTC Villupuram Nostalgic ticket

Chennai gets its first A/c Bus stop – Asarkhana Guindy

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

Chennai first ac bus stop

Chennai first ac bus stop guindy asarkhana

Tanjore gets Boarding point in 7pm Velankanni – Bengaluru SETC

We are having three buses running from Valeankanni to Bangalore. In which, the last bus (7 Pm) bus is opened for boarding till Thanjavur. Earlier it was till Nagapattinam only. Please see the below pics for details. It will helpful for those who are seeking bus from Thanjavur to Bengaluru. A nice move by SETC it should do this for other routes also which helps some intermediate passenger.

Info and pic shared by Yuvaraj.M.

Tanjore Boarding point

TNSTC’s TN – KL Interstate Coimbatore – Munnar Service

TNSTC Coimbatore operate interstate services to many destinations in Kerala and Karnataka state, one of the service from Kerala Interstate route.

Pic shared by : Prasanth KSRTC Blog


Division : Coimbatore
Region : Coimbatore
Depot : Ukkadam 1
Type : LS FP Limited Stop Fast Passenger
Route : Coimbatore – Munnar (Interstate Route)
Via : Pollachi, Udumalapet, Maraiyur.

TN-38N-2340 of Ukkadam 1 Depot Route Coimbatore - Munnar via Pollachi, Udumalapet, Maraiyur.



Route No : 304 EXP
Route : [Vellore to Trichy]
Via : Tiruvannamalai
Regn no : TN-23-N-2365
Depot : Krishna Nagar

Harur – Tiruvannamalai via Thanipadi

TNSTC’s operate Harur – Tiruvannamalai in two routes. All the Express services and long run buses to Tiruvannamalai takes Uthangarai, Chengam route from Harur it is the main route in NH66. This bus takes SH 6A and travel through interior villages and main towns enroute via Theerthampatti, Thanipadi.

TN-29N-2057 in front of Lord Arunachaleswara Temple, Tiruvanamalai. Pic clicked and shared by S.Arun Chennai.


Division : Salem
Region : Dharmapuri
Depot : Harur
Route : Harur – Tiruvannamalai
Via : Theerthamalai, Naripalli, Thanipadi, Thandrampattu.

TN-29N-2057 of Harur Depot Route Harur - Tiruvannamalai via Theerthamalai, Naripalli, Thanipadi, Thandrampattu.

Townie from Chettinad

One of the nostalgic pic clicked by Eric during his India visit, a great thanks to him. A townie beauty from chettinad in 2008, it is operated from Karaikudi Depot in 1A route. during this period all Ordinary townie from Kumbakonam division had this green and yellow stripe livery.


Divison : Kumbakonam
Region : Karaikudi
Depot : Karaikudi
Type : City Ordinary
Route :1A Karaikudi – Kanadukathan
Via : Pallathur, Kottaiyur

TN-63N-0576 of Karaikudi Depot Route 1A Karaikudi - Kanadukathan via Pallathur, Kottaiyur


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