MSRTC set so as to add two extra buses on Pune-Goa route | Pune Information

PUNE: The Maharashtra State Street Transport Company (MSRTC) plans so as to add two extra buses on the Pune-Goa route in a few months.
The state transport physique at present runs six buses between the 2 locations.
“The variety of passengers on the buses from Pune to Goa has been good and is growing. The journey takes 8-9 hours and we see a median occupancy of 60%. We’re planning to capitalize on this route and there are plans so as to add two buses in a few months’ time,” an MSRTC official stated.
There are three flights from Pune to Goa in type, operated by IndiGo, Alliance Air and SpiceJet. Whereas the flight leaves Pune for the coastal vacation spot at 12.45am, the Alliance Air flight leaves for Goa at 11.40am. The SpiceJet flight to Goa departs at 12.20pm. This aside, these planning to go to Goa even have the choice of taking a prepare.
MSRTC officers, nonetheless, stated the buses are a extra enticing choice.
“More often than not, airfares to Goa are excessive as it’s a main vacationer vacation spot. Getting confirmed tickets on the prepare can be an issue. Buses do take an extended to get to Goa, however the fares are fastened. The MSRTC buses from Pune go to Goa through Radhanagari and Gaganbawada,” the official added.
“Goa’s peak season begins primarily from November and goes on until March. We need to capitalize on the growing demand,” the official stated.
One other official stated they are going to improve the variety of buses going to numerous locations in Marathwada, Vidharba and Khandesh. “Folks can e-book tickets from the Shivajinagar bus station and likewise by means of the MSRTC cell utility. The quantity (of buses) might be introduced quickly. We urge folks to depend on our buses and keep away from non-public operators, as our fares are steady and don’t change per demand,” the official additional stated.

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