Category Articles: Road Journey

GSRTC buses not to enter/leave Ahmedabad city during weekend curfew

November 20, 2020
GSRTC buses not to enter/leave Ahmedabad city during weekend curfew

Gandhinagar: Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) operated buses will not enter into the city of Ahmedabad post 9 pm today in view of weekend curfew announced in the city. Out station buses that pass through Ahmedabad city in normal circumstances will bypass the city limits of Ahmedabad. Buses originating from Ahmedabad city will not leave the city with effect from 9 pm today till the end of weekend curfew. A 57-hour long week-end curfew begins from 9 pm today. It will end at 6 am on...Read More

11 from Surat die in road accident at Vadodara highway; PM condoles deaths

November 18, 2020
11 from Surat die in road accident at Vadodara highway; PM condoles deaths

Surat: 11 persons including 5 women and 2 children died and 16 were injured in mini truck - container truck accident on the highway at Waghodia circle bridge near Vadodara today morning. Those who died were from Varachha area of Surat city and were heading towards Pavagadh in Panchmahal district in a mini truck. There were total 27 persons in a mini truck that suffered accident. They were Saurashtra origin Ahirs settled in Varachha and Puna areas of Surat and involved in diamonds and textile ind...Read More

GSRTC to resume Gujarat – Maharashtra interstate passenger bus services

October 10, 2020
GSRTC to resume Gujarat – Maharashtra interstate passenger bus services

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government arm, Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) has announced decision to resume interstate bus services between Gujarat and Maharashtra from October 10. Daily 242 trips on interstate routes between two states will benefit 12,000 passengers. Interstate passenger bus transport was stopped due to Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown in the month of March this year. DeshGujaratRead More

Surendranagar gets riverfront road

September 27, 2020
Surendranagar gets riverfront road

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today e-dedicated Rs. 9 crore four track road on the bank of river Bhogavo and adjoining retaining wall in Surendranagar. He also preformed e-ground breaking from Gandhinagar for construction and revamp of roads at a cost of Rs. 12.65 crore. He also allotted 480 affordable housing built under RAY Yojana to beneficiaries through computerized draw. DeshGujarat Read More

Better roads to Ambaji

September 17, 2020
Better roads to Ambaji

Ambaji: Traveling through 19 km distance in GSRTC bus between Danta and Ambaji in North Gujarat would earlier take half an hour time, but now it takes only 15-20 minutes thanks to four-laning and corrective improvements in this highway road by the State government recently. Four laning and corrective measures have resulted into saving of thousands of liters of diesel for vehicles daily. In addition to this, the highway is now less accident-prone. The State government has recently concluded ...Read More

CM allocates total Rs. 160-Cr to 155 nagarpalikas for repairing of urban roads damaged during monsoon

September 10, 2020
CM allocates total Rs. 160-Cr to 155 nagarpalikas for repairing of urban roads damaged during monsoon

Gandhinagar: With an objective to provide greater public amenities to the urban citizens of 155 nagarpalikas(municipalities) of the state, Chief Minister Rupani today under ‘The Chief Minister Urban Road Scheme’ has allocated Rs. 160-Crore for the repairing and resurfacing of the roads that are damaged during the current monsoon season. Of the allocated amount of Rs. 126-Cr, Rs. 22.61-Cr is allocated to 25 nagarpalikas of Ahmedabad zone, Rs. 29.95-Cr to 26 nagarpalikas of Vadodara region,...Read More

Vadodara – Mumbai expressway project: CR Patil holds meeting with Gadkari in Delhi

August 27, 2020
Vadodara – Mumbai expressway project: CR Patil holds meeting with Gadkari in Delhi

Surat: Lok Sabha member of Navsari and Gujarat BJP chief CR Patil during his visit to Delhi today called on union Road and Transport minister Nitin Gadkari. Patil on this meeting said, he made representation over some issues pertaining to progress of Vadodara - Mumbai expressway project. Patil said, farm land acquisition for the project at Navsari and Valsad in South Gujarat had stalled. Gadkari held a video conference in this regard which was also attended by Valsad Lok Sabha member KC Patel, M...Read More

Gujarat govt sanctions Rs. 100 crore for Tapi river bridge in Surat over outer ring road

August 25, 2020
Gujarat govt sanctions Rs. 100 crore for Tapi river bridge in Surat over outer ring road

Surat: The Government of Gujarat has approved Rs. 100 crore sum for construction of a bridge over river Tapi, connecting Abrama and Valak on Surat city's outer ring road. Proposed bridge will be 1.65 km in length. It will be a 3 + 3 lane project worth estimated Rs. 179.1 crore. With construction of this bridge, the vehicles from Mumbai side will be able to reach Variyav-Gothan-Sayan areas without entering the city of Surat. Proposed bridge will also provide an important link connecting Surat Mun...Read More

Volvo and AC buses of GSRTC to resume operations from August 22

August 21, 2020
Volvo and AC buses of GSRTC to resume operations from August 22

Gandhinagar: Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) will start operating Air Conditioned and Volvo luxury buses from August 22 after five-month long Covid-19 linked suspension of services. The first phase will see resumption of operations of 40 of total 189 AC and Volvo buses. While 17 Volvo ST buses will leave Ahmedabad for Vadodara (from Naherunagar), Rajkot and Navsari (from Naherunagar), 13 AC sitter buses will leave Ahmeadbad for Deesa, Bhavnagar, Morbi and leave Gandhinagar ...Read More

GSRTC’s important announcement regarding Surat operations

July 25, 2020
GSRTC’s important announcement regarding Surat operations

Gandhinagar: Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) today in a statement said that operations of all GSRTC operated buses and private buses to and from Surat are suspended for ten days, while goods and transport vehicles and trucks will continue to be in operations. GSRTC has further said that buses operations in rest of the areas of the State will continue routinely. The decision regarding Surat has been taken in connection with Coronavirus pandemic situation. DeshGujaratRead More