Articles tagged under: AMTS

AMC to run 25 buses from SVPI airport during weekend curfew

November 20, 2020
AMC to run 25 buses from SVPI airport during weekend curfew

Sabarmati: Amdavad Municipal Corporation has announced airport special service during weekend curfew on 20th, 21st and 22nd November. A route from Sardar Patel airport to Karnavati club will cover stops at Dafnala, Shahibaug under bridge, RTO circle, NR Patel park, Juna Vadaj, Usmanpura, Income Tax, Madalpur, Law Garden, CN Vidhyalaya, Naherunagar, Shivranjini, ISKCON cross roads. Another route on East side will be between airport and Maninagar. It will cover stops at airport circle, Ind...Read More

AMTS and BRTS to resume full fledged services from September 10: AMC

September 09, 2020

AMTS and BRTS to resume full fledged services from September 10: AMC https://t.co/H4DZwrsmtd pic.twitter.com/VpdjHeho8Q— DeshGujarat (@DeshGujarat) September 9, 2020 Read More

AMTS bus slips into ditch near Vaishnodevi Circle; four injured

August 27, 2020
AMTS bus slips into ditch near Vaishnodevi Circle; four injured

SG Highway: An AMTS bus route number 501 from Ujala Circle to Vaishno Devi circle slipped into rain water-filled ditch near Vaishnodevi Circle in Ahmedabad. The road is witnessing flyover works at present and barricades have been erected there. Primary cause of incident is found as brake failure. Four persons including driver had leg and hand injuries. They have been taken to Sola civil hospital for medical care. According to bus driver, five to six persons were crossing road near Vaishnodevi c...Read More

In pictures: Amdavad after reopening post lockdown

June 01, 2020

AMTS city buses run by AMC resume operations in limited capacity from today after over two months period of lockdown On the first day of June, Ahmedabad witnessed vehicles queuing up at traffic signals following re-opening of government and private offices, businesses and shops after being through 68-days of different layers of lockdown. After the first and complete Covid-19 lockdown that was imposed on March 25, the Gujarat Government from June 1, lifted most of the restrict...Read More

AMTS announces to take out 96 more buses of 16 routes from BRTS corridors from the New Year day

December 30, 2019
AMTS announces to take out 96 more buses of 16 routes from BRTS corridors from the New Year day

Ahmedabad: The Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service (AMTS) today said that it would take out another 96 buses on 16 routes from BRTS corridors from January 1 ie New Year day. A statement by the AMTS today informed this. Earlier on December 26, the AMTS had taken out 42 of its buses on 4 routes from the BRTS corridors. The AMTS is doing so in phased manner to take out all of its 321 buses running on 41 routes involving BRTS corridors. ...Read More

AMTS to run ‘conductor-less’ buses on two routes on experimental basis for two months

December 13, 2019
AMTS to run ‘conductor-less’ buses on two routes on experimental basis for two months

Ahmedabad:The Amdavad Municipal Transport Services (AMTS) today decided to run 'conductor-less' buses on two of its routes in the city on experiment basis. The drivers of these buses would also play the role of conductors ie give tickets to the passengers. And if the experiment succeeds then it might be replicated on other routes also. AMTS chairman Atul C Bhavsar today said that the decision to run the buses without conductors was taken today and it would b...Read More

Frequency of jams in Ahmedabad likely to rise, AMTS starts removing its buses from BRTS corridors from today

December 07, 2019
Frequency of jams in Ahmedabad likely to rise, AMTS starts removing its buses from BRTS corridors from today

Ahmedabad: There is likelihood of increased frequency of jams in the city, the seventh most populous in India, as the Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Services (AMTS) has from today started withdrawing its fleet of over 300 buses from the BRTS corridors. As a beginning today a total of 45 AMTS buses on 5 routes were taken out of the BRTS corridors. As a formula of sorts to lessen the jams on the city roads, it was agreed upon in 2014 that the BRTS corridors would also be uti...Read More

Drivers working with private contractor firm ‘Chartered’ for AMTS on strike over pay-hike issue

June 08, 2019
Drivers working with private contractor firm ‘Chartered’ for AMTS on strike over pay-hike issue

Ahmedabad: Drivers working with private contractor namely 'Chartered' for Amdavad Municipal Corporation (AMC) run Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service (AMTS) buses are on strike over their demand of pay hike. According to one of the drivers on strike, 'we get only Rs. 350 for 8 hour job per day. We are seeking Rs. 700 per 8 hour job in order to fulfill our commitment to family. Some of us want their daughter to become doctor, how can we do that with present salary?' Another driver said, ...Read More

AMTS buses to run in BRT corridor on Shivranjani – Ghuma route

May 06, 2018
AMTS buses to run in BRT corridor on Shivranjani – Ghuma route

Ahmedabad: In a great relief to commuters, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation(AMC) has decided t run 49 buses of Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service(AMS) in Bus Rapid Transit System(BRTS) track on the stretch from Shivranjani cross roads to Ghuma village. This will result into smoother traffic on general track of Satellite - Bopal road. Route number 49, 49/1, 50, 138/1, 151/3 and 151 will use the BRT track. DeshGujaratRead More

After BRTS, AMTS buses also give relief to commuters, not to hike fairs

March 28, 2018
After BRTS, AMTS buses also give relief to commuters, not to hike fairs

hmedabad: In yet another good news for the city bus commuters of Ahmedabad, after the recent decision to not to hike the fares of BRTS buses, now the AMTS has also made similar announcement. The Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Services (AMTS) today said that it has decided to not to increase the bus fares from the next financial year ie April 1, 2018. 'The AMTS bus fairs from stage one and all the other stages would remain unchanged in the next fiscal also ie from April 1...Read More