Tamilnadu Government has planned to ease the Pongal festival bus operation from chennai. The passengers who travel during the pongal festival from 11/01/2018 to 13/01/2018. The private, public and other vehicle operators are advised to plan accordingly.
Outstation Bus Stands
Andhra going buses are said to be operated from Anna nagar west MTC bus stand
ECR via buses operation
From Saidapet Bus stop the buses to Puducherry, Cuddalore and Chidambaram buses will be operated
Kumbakonam via buses
From Arignar Anna Bus stand, Tambaram Sanatorium the buses to Kumbakonam and Thanjavur will be operated
Buses via vellore
From Poonamalle Bus Stand the buses will be operated to Arcot, Arani, Vellore, Dharmapuri, Thirupathur and Hosur via Poonamalle
Buses from CMBT
All other city Pongal festival bus will be operated as usual from CMBT, Koyambedu. The buses to the cities to be operated from CMBT are Guruvayur, Kottarakara, Ernakulam, Bangalore, Dindigul, Rameswaram, Panrutti, Tuticorin, Thiruchendur, Nagercoil, Neyveli, Villupuram, Kallakurichi, Tiruvannamalai, Myladuthurai, Nagapattinam, Velankanni, Trichy, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Shencottah, Kanyakumari, Marthandam,Trivandrum, Karaikudi, Kancheepuram, Salem, Karur, Erode and Coimbatore.
Divrsions of Pongal Festival Bus Route
The buses reserved from CMBT, Koyambedu is to go via Maduravoyal, Poonamallee, Nazarathpet, outer ring road, Vandalur instead of Tambaram, Perungalathur.
The passengers who have reserved with boarding point at Tambaram and Perungalathur are requested to board the buses at Urapakkam Temporary bus stop instead of Tambaram and Perungalathur at the boarding time mentioned.
Car and other Vehicles
During the period from 11/01/2018 to 13/01/2018 to avoid congestion of traffic, car and other light vehicle travellers are requested to avoid the route via Tambaram, Perungalathur by taking diversion via Tirukazhukundam, Chengalpattu / Sriperumbudur, Chengalpattu.
For more enquires teh commuters are provided with the enquiry number 044-24794709. They can contact this number for any other assistance, enquiry and complaints.