Monday, October 23, 2017
The APSRTC is operating over 1,000 ‘Kartika Masam’ special buses for the convenience of pilgrims.
The special services would provide transportation to all Sivalayams in the State. The corporation has planned to run buses from almost all the depots in North East Coastal zone, Vizianagaram, Vijayawada, Nellore and Kadapa zones. About 50 buses were arranged for devotees on ‘Toli Kartika Somavaram’.
APSRTC ED (Operations) G.Jaya Rao said that the Corporation plied about 900 services during ‘Kartika Masam’ last year and they are planning to operate 1,000 buses to different temples in the State.
These specials are planned to Pancharama temples, Amaralingeswara Swamy temple in Guntur district, Draksharamam Bheemeswara Swamy Devasthanam in East Godavari district, Someswara Swamy temple in Bhimavaram and Ksherarama Swamy temple at Palakol in West Godavari and Kumara Bheemeswara Swamy temple at Samalkot in East Godavari district.
In addition to this, special buses will play to Pattiseema, Annavaram, Srisailam, Amaravati, Suryalanka. Tiruvannamalai, Nitya Puja Kona, Pulathala and other temples. Devotees can book special buses on packages and advanced reservation system is arranged at all the bus stations and franchises and public can contact the depot managers concerned for the special service.