To control the traffic and make the general public travel easier for Deepavali 2017, the boarding places of the passengers from Chennai to various places has been altered with different temporary bus stand for diwali 2017 during the dates 15-10-2017, 16-10-2017 & 17-10-2017.
Deepavali 2017 Buses
Each year travelling to home town from Chennai becomes a hard task for many public during public holidays, especially during Diwali. To make the task easier for this Deepavali 2017 buses has been routed from various places,not only from CMBT
I. Diwali OUTSTATION BUS STANDS
- Andhra Bound Buses
Operation of all Tamilnadu and A.P.S.R.T.C. buses to Andhra Pradesh Via Redhills will depart from Anna Nagar (West) Bus stand of MTC, Chennai.
- Operation of Buses Via ECR
Operation of buses to Puducherry, Cuddalore and Chidambaram via ECR will depart from Saidapet Court Bus Stop (Opposite to Saidapet MTC Bus Depot) Chennai.
- Operation of Buses Via Vikkravandy, Panrutti
Operation of all buses bound for Kumbakonam and beyond, Thanjavur via Tindivanam, Vikkravandy (including SETC) will depart from Arignar Anna Bus Stand, Tambaram-Sanatorium (MEPZ).
- Operation of Buses Via Vellore
Operation of buses to Arcot, Arani, Vellore, Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri, Tirupathur & Hosur via Poonamallee will depart from Poonamalle Bus Stand, Poonamallee.
The reserved passengers of above four sectors on 15.10.2017,16.10.2017 and 17.10.2017 with Boarding point as Koyambedu of the above routes are requested to board the buses at the above mentioned temporary bus stands from 15.10.2017 to 17.10.2017 and also other than reserved passengers of the above routes are requested to board in the buses at the above said places.
- Operation of Diwali buses from CMBT
Operation of Deepavali buses 2017 to various places other than mentioned above will be operated from CMBT, Koyambedu as usual i.e (Myladuthurai, Nagapattinam, Velankanni, Trichy, Madurai, Tirunelveli, Shencottah, Tuticorin, Thiruchendur, Nagercoil, Kanyakumari, Marthandam,Trivandrum, Karaikudi, Dindigul, Rameswaram, Panrutti, Neyveli, Villupuram, Kallakurichi, Tiruvannamalai, Kancheepuram, Salem, Karur, Erode, Coimbatore, Guruvayur, Kottarakara, Ernakulam & Bangalore).
II. Deepavali 2017 Buses ROUTE DIVERSIONS
- Reservation buses for deepavali 2017 from CMBT, Koyambedu is to ply via Maduravoyal, Poonamallee, Nazarathpet, outer ring road, Vandalur instead of Tambaram, Perungalathur.
- The reserved passengers with boarding point at Tambaram and Perungalathur are requested to board concerned buses at Urapakkam Temporary bus stop instead of Tambaram and Perungalathur at the boarding time mentioned.
III. CAR AND OTHER VEHICLES TRAFFIC DIVERSION FOR DEEPAVALI 2017
To avoid traffic congestion, during the period from 15.10.2017 to 17.10.2017, car and other light vehicle travellers are requested to avoid the route via Tambaram, Perungalathur by taking diversion via Tirukazhukundam, Chengalpattu / Sriperumbudur, Chengalpattu.
IV. FEEDER SERVICES
Feeder Services will be operated by MTC to all these Bus Stands.
For enquiry and complaints Telephone Number 044-24794709 may be contacted.