The Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) on Thursday i.e 23-06-2016 hiked fares, up to 10 percent on urban services of express and higher category buses. The decision to hike the charges is to support the TSRTC and Government.
TSRTC Hiked the Fare Charges
Announcing the decision at a press conference here, Telangana First Transport Minister P. Mahender Reddy said the new fares will come into effect from June 27th, 2016. The hike is nominal in rural services, hiked fares will fetch the corporation Rs286 crore annually, the minister said.
After the hike, fares would be, per kilometre, 87 paise for ‘Express’ services, 98 paise for ‘Deluxe’, 116 paise in ‘Super Luxury’ buses, 146 paise for Indra service, 171 paise in ‘Garuda’ buses and 182 paise for ‘Garuda Plus’ service, according to a Government release.