Category Articles: Road Journey

Janmarg gives order for 300 electric buses to Tata Motors for BRTS Ahmedabad, largest so far in the country

September 13, 2019
Janmarg gives order for 300 electric buses to Tata Motors for BRTS Ahmedabad, largest so far in the country

Ahmedabad: In the largest single order of Air Conditioned Electrical buses in the country so far, Ahmedabad Janmarg Ltd, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation incorporated “Special Purpose Vehicle” that operates BRTS buses in the city, today decided to give order of 300 such buses to Tata Motors Limited for supply, operation and maintenance. The decision was taken in the meeting of the board of directors of the Jammarg ltd today. The tender for the same was done in March this ...Read More

Motor Vehicle Amendment Act 2019 implementation in Gujarat: CM to address press on Tuesday

September 09, 2019
Motor Vehicle Amendment Act 2019 implementation in Gujarat: CM to address press on Tuesday

Gandhinagar: Announcement on implementation of traffic rules in Gujarat in reference to new Motor Vehicle Amendment Act 2019 will be made by Chief Minister Rupani tomorrow at 4 pm in capital Gandhinagar. DeshGujaratRead More

Sabarkantha police warns NHAI of homicide section in case of accidental death due to poor condition of highway

September 06, 2019
Sabarkantha police warns NHAI of homicide section in case of accidental death due to poor condition of highway

Himmatnagar: Due to very bad condition of the stretch of national highway number 8 passing through Sabarkantha district of North Gujarat, the District Superintendent of Police (SP) has written a letter to National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) that roads need to be repaired immediately in view of upcoming Bhadarvi Poonam fair at Ambaji. SP Chaitanya Mandlik has in his letter also warned NHAI that in case of any accident due to poor condition of highway, police will file case add section pert...Read More

World’s largest online bus ticketing platform redBus launches offer of Rs 99 ticket on selected routes in Gujarat

July 25, 2019
World’s largest online bus ticketing platform redBus launches offer of Rs 99 ticket on selected routes in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: World's largest online bus ticketing platform redBus has launched ‘Bus99’, a limited period offer that allows travelers to avail bus tickets for as low as Rupees 99/- on selected routes within Gujarat and a few interstate journeys originating from this western state. CEO, redBus, Prakash Sangam, today said that the special offer applies to bookings on select routes within the state of Gujarat and a few interstate journeys originating from here, between the July 24 and the Au...Read More

Ahmedabad – Mahesana highway gets a new Rs. 50 crore over bridge at Nandasan

July 19, 2019
Ahmedabad – Mahesana highway gets a new Rs. 50 crore over bridge at Nandasan

Mahesana: A newly constructed over bridge on Mahesana - Ahmedabad main highway was inaugurated today by Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, who represents Mahesana in State assembly. The over bridge has been constructed at a cost of Rs. 50 crore. It is located at Nandasan. Speaking on this occasion, Nitin said the government is going to spend Rs. 600 crore in Mahesana district under the department of Roads and Buildings. Toll collection from passenger vehicles on this express way has...Read More

Drunk driver of ST put lives of passengers in danger, vehicle skids off road at bridge

June 24, 2019
Drunk driver of ST put lives of passengers in danger, vehicle skids off road at bridge

By our correspondent,Amreli:An allegedly drunk driver of a bus run by the GSRTC (ST bus) today put the life of passengers in danger as the vehicle skidded off a low lying bridge near Jivapar village in Khamba taluka of Amreli district. Fortunately, all the 30 passengers in the bus that remained hanging in balance on the side of the road cum low-lying bridge were taken out in time. Only around half a dozen of them sustained minor injuries. The video of the incident that happened...Read More

Gujarat CM to inaugurate 21 new GSRTC bus-stations, lay foundation stone for 3

June 21, 2019
Gujarat CM to inaugurate 21 new GSRTC bus-stations, lay foundation stone for 3

By staff writer, Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will on June 22 inaugurate 21 bus stations of Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) from Bhavnagar. The new bus-stations to be inaugurated are located at Mandvi, Bardoli(highway), Kadodara, Sojitra, Thasra, Dakor, Balashinor, Anand, Viramgam, Morbi(old), Lakhtar, Dhrangadhra, Gadhada, Mahesana, Jamjodhpur, Damnagar, Gir Gadhada, Shahera, Vejalpur and Malpur. According to a release issued by the State government...Read More

Ashok Leyland bags GSRTC order for supply of 1290 Buses

March 08, 2019
Ashok Leyland bags GSRTC order for supply of 1290 Buses

Chennai: Ashok Leyland, flagship arm of the Hinduja Group, and India’s largest Bus manufacturer, today announced that it had bagged an order from GSRTC (Gujarat State Roadways Corporation) for 1290 buses. This order comes closely on the back of 2580 bus orders received from various state transport undertakings recently. Ashok Leyland is currently the 4th largest manufacturer of buses in the world and India’s largest bus manufacturer. This order would further consolidate its leadership...Read More

Godhra to have a city bus service from March 3

March 02, 2019
Godhra to have a city bus service from March 3

Godhra: District headquarters Godhra will have city bus service operational with effect from 3rd March. On experimental basis, the service will start with one 30-seater bus on five routes. The first station on each of five routes shall be a railway station. The service has been planned under public private partnership model. Godhra had its city bus service a few years ago. It was operated by Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC). The service was later discontinued due to viability rea...Read More

SP ring road in Ahmedabad to be widened to 6-lane

February 21, 2019
SP ring road in Ahmedabad to be widened to 6-lane

Ahmedabad: A 76-km long Sardar Patel ring road in Ahmedabad will be converted from existing 4-lane to 6-lane at a cost of Rs. 200 crore. This decision was taken in board meeting of Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority(AUDA) on Wednesday. On an average, per month 4 lakh vehicles use this road. As per an estimate there shall be 25% addition to this once the ring road is converted to six-lane. AUDA board meeting also took decision to build 6 flyovers and underpasses at a cost of Rs. 365 crore. T...Read More