New routes from Pollachi
Pollachi got handful number of new routes this year. Some of them are listed here..
1. Pollachi-Palani via Udumalpet, Komaralingam, Kolumam, Pappampatti, Neikarapatti. After few months this got extended to Anaimalai Maasaniamman temple from Pollachi side. This is operated by Palani-1 depot of Tirupur region.
2. Pollachi-Pudhukottai from Pudhukottai region’s Pudhukottai depot. It is operated via Udumalpet, Palani, Dindigul, Manapari, Iluppur. @Pollachi:7.30 AM, @Pudhukottai:8:00 PM
3. Pollachi-Erode via Palladam, Kangeyam, Sennimalai. Two buses are pushed into operation and both are from Tirupur region. Operated by Kangeyam and Palladam depots.
4. Pollachi-Perundhurai from Erode region’s Perundhurai depot. It runs via Palladam, Tirupur.
5. Coimbatore-Kuttam from SETC’s Coimbatore depot. It runs via Pollachi, Palani, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Thisayanvilai. Second service from Coimbatore depot to/via Thisayanvilai.
6. Coimbatore-Sivakasi via Pollachi, Palani, Madurai, Virudhunagar. Operated by Coimbatore region’s Ukkadam-1 depot and Virudhunagar region’s Srivilliputhur depot. Srivilliputhur depot bus is operated till Srivilliputhur in Sivakasi side. Timings @ Pollachi: 10.25 AM, 4.35 PM.
Now its time for pictures of the above route buses.
TN38 N 2676 of Palani-1 depot arriving at Pollachi via Neikarapatti, Pappampatti, Kolumam, Komaralingam, Samarayapatti, Udumalpet. Initially i thought this is a new route from CBE and later came to know that we had this route before some 2 decades. Only private buses used this route and TNSTC-CBE entered this route now.
TN55 N 0779 of Pudhukottai region with permanent Pudhukottai-Pollachi stickers. Nice to see other divisions starting services to Pollachi. This didnt have a pairing service
TN33 N 2325 of Perundhurai depot heading to Perundhurai from Pollachi via Palladam, Tirupur, Uthukuli.
TN38 N 2416 heading to Erode. It runs via Negamam, Palladam, Kangeyam, Sennimalai, Vellodu.
TN33 N 2467, Tirupur region’s Kangeyam depot bus just arrived inside Poy bus stand. This will goto Erode via Negamam, Palladam, Kangeyam, Chennimalai, Vellodu.
TN72 N 1618.. A VPM built bus of Ukkadam-1 depot waiting inside Poy BS for departing to Sivakasi from CBE via POY.
TN67 N 0801 of Virudhunagar region’s Srivilliputhur depot on its way to CBE from Srivilliputhur/Sivakasi.
TN01 AN 0524, A brand new bus in Brand new route from Coimbatore depot. It is running in Coimbatore-Kuttam route.