Category Articles: Road Journey

GSRTC, BRTS, City bus services across Gujarat to remain shut next Sunday over Janta curfew: CM Rupani

March 20, 2020
GSRTC, BRTS, City bus services across Gujarat to remain shut next Sunday over Janta curfew: CM Rupani

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani while speaking to media persons in State assembly complex said all State Transport (GSRTC) buses, city buses in all municipal corporation areas and Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) services will remain shut on upcoming Sunday across the State in connection with nationwide Janta Curfew announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. DeshGujaratRead More

At least 7 dead, over 20 injured in accident involving 3 vehicles including ST bus on national highway in Tapi district

March 02, 2020
At least 7 dead, over 20 injured in accident involving 3 vehicles including ST bus on national highway in Tapi district

Tapi: At least 7 people died and over 20 others injured when a Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) bus popularly referred to as ST bus collided with a speeding tanker and another four wheeler on national highway near Pokharan village under Songadh police station in Tapi district of Gujarat today. PI of Songadh C K Chaudhary said that the ST bus was coming towards Ukai in Tapi district from Surat district. It collided with a tanker head on while another jeep like cruiser four...Read More

Bhoomi Pujan performed for Rs. 27 crore flyover on Chanasma – Deesa State highway

February 13, 2020
Bhoomi Pujan performed for Rs. 27 crore flyover on Chanasma – Deesa State highway

Patan: Bhoomi Pujan was performed today by Dy CM Nitin Patel for construction of Rs. 27 crore flyover in Chanasma - Deesa State highway which shall be 706 metre long. This will avail bypass for vehicles on Chanasma - Deesa road without disturbing Patan city's traffic. In the same function, the Dy CM announced naming of railway over bridge near APMC on Chanasma road as Deendayal Upadhyay bridge. DeshGujaratRead More

FASTag to be available free of charge for 15 days

February 12, 2020
FASTag to be available free of charge for 15 days

New Delhi: In order to further increase digital collection of user fee via FASTag at NH fee plazas, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has decided to waive off the FASTag cost of Rs.100/- for NHAI FASTag between 15th and 29th February, 2020. Road users can visit any authorised physical point-of-sale locations with a valid Registration Certificate (RC) of the vehicle and get a NHAI FASTag free of cost.  NHAI FASTag may be purchased from all NH fee plazas, RTOs, Common Service Centres, t...Read More

6 dead, 3 injured as jeep hits road-side tree in North Gujarat

February 12, 2020
6 dead, 3 injured as jeep hits road-side tree in North Gujarat

Mahesana: At least six people died and three others injured in a road mishap in Kheralu area of Mahesana district in north Gujarat today. Police said that a speeding jeep carrying labourers from Nailya toward Khedbrahma lost control and hit a road-side tree on Siddhpur road in the wee hours today. Six of the labourers died while three others injured in the accident. DeshGujaratRead More

Wearing helmet for two wheeler rider and pillion rider continues to be mandatory: Gujarat govt in HC

January 27, 2020
Wearing helmet for two wheeler rider and pillion rider continues to be mandatory: Gujarat govt in HC

Ahmedabad: The Government of Gujarat in its oral representation in the Gujarat High Court today said that wearing helmet for rider and pillion rider of two wheeler continues to be compulsory in the State. The government has been asked to file affidavit in this regard. It's worth noting that state government had made announcement that wearing helmet in urban areas will be voluntary. However helmet will be compulsory for two wheeler riders on highways. State government's this announcement was chal...Read More

Rajkot gets new bus port; it will take some time to start operations

January 26, 2020
Rajkot gets new bus port; it will take some time to start operations

Rajkot: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani inaugurated a new bus port in Rajkot for Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) construction in public private partnership (PPP) mode. This new bus port replaces the old Central bus station in 11,589 square meter space. It has been constructed at a cost of Rs. 45.23 crore. The Chief Minister speaking on this occasion announced two new bus station in Rajkot on Bhavnagar road and Jamangar road. A new bus port will take time to funct...Read More

Portion of river bridge on Mahesana Palanpur by-pass highway collapses

January 24, 2020
Portion of river bridge on Mahesana Palanpur by-pass highway collapses

Mahesana:A portion of the river bridge on Palanpur by-pass highway on the outskirts of Mahesana in North Gujarat has caved-in causing difficulties for the vehicles. An official of the road and buildings department said that due to the damage to the bridge on river Khari, a diversion is being created for the time being. The bridge was constructed around 4 to 5 years ago and its poor construction has raised eyebrows as well. Congress MLA Bharat Thakor said that the...Read More

Bus hits electric pole in Saurashtra region of Gujarat, 4 dead, 23 injured

January 11, 2020
Bus hits electric pole in Saurashtra region of Gujarat, 4 dead, 23 injured

Junagadh: At least 4 passengers of a private luxury bus were killed and over 20 others injured when it lost control due to coming out of its Tyre and collided with an electric pole near Lalpur Patiya village under Visavadar police station of Junagadh district in Gujarat, police said. PI of Visavadar N R Patel said that the bus was coming from Savarkundala and going towards Junagadh when it lost control as its tyre loosened out suddenly. The bus lost control and hit a roadside electric po...Read More

Major tragedy averted as gas cylinder laden vehicle catches fire in South Gujarat

January 09, 2020

Surat: A major tragedy was today somehow averted in Olpad area of Surat district in Gujarat when a fire suddenly broke out in a gas cylinder laden truck. According to police the incident took place at around 630 am in Masma road area . Several cylinders burst in the incident and several students from a school bus going from the other side of the road were taken out safely. PI Olpad A M Sumra said that no injury or loss of life has taken place in the incident. It was not...Read More

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