Upcoming SETC Depot at Karaikudi
After the implementation of 300+ Km rule by TN government many long run buses especially Chennai routes got transferred to SETC and handled by nearest SETC Depot. As of now SETC have 18 ( 16+2 ) 16 Depots across TamilNadu and 2 Depots in Neighbouring state one in Pondicherry and other in Trivandrum. In this rule many buses runs empty and get some maintenance issues, this leads sometime to improper timings., to overcome the issues and to give better services to public SETC management have come up with new depots at Hosur, Theni, Karaikudi, Nellai 2. Tender has been called for constructing new depots at these places. one of the depots in Karaikudi is getting ready and soon it will be for public use. SETC soon will attach the TNSTC Buses running in this area, already some buses have been taken from TNSTC Pudukottai, Trichy in this area.
Some pics from the construction site of SETC Karaikudi Depot.