11,645 buses to be operated for Deepavali
In view of the Deepavali festival on October 18, the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation, the State Express Transport Corporation and private operators will be operating extra buses from Chennai.
The State government has decided to operate services from four terminuses apart from the Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus for three days from 15 to 17.
As many as 11,645 buses are to be operated from Chennai, a press release from the police commissioner’s office said.
All buses bound for Andhra Pradesh will be operated from the Anna Nagar West bus stand while buses bound for Arcot, Arani, Vellore, Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri, Tirupathur and Hosur will be operated from the Poonamallee bus stand. From Tambaram Sanatorium, buses to Kumbakonam and beyond Tanjore via Tindivanam will depart. Buses to Puducherry, Cuddalore and Chidambaram via ECR will be operated from the Saidapet Depot.