Category Articles: Road Journey

Surat – Navsari Metrolink service of ST buses flagged off

June 14, 2018
Surat – Navsari Metrolink service of ST buses flagged off

Surat: Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation(GSRTC) has started metro link bus service connecting Surat to Navsari from Wednesday. With introduction of this bus service, the passengers will be able to travel between Surat and Navsari in Express bus time at a cost of local bus ticket fare. Around 20,000 people are likely to benefit from this service. Instead of current ticket fare of Rs 41 in express buses, the metro link service will charge only Rs 26. This service is likely to relieve bu...Read More

GSRTC bus can be hired at concessional rate for wedding related journey, CM makes announcement

June 12, 2018

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister while dedicating a new central office and the Command and Control Centre of Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation(GSRTC) in Naroda area of Ahmedabad today announced government's decision to make available the State Transport(ST) buses for Rs 1200 for wedding related travel in limit of 20 km. He said the wedding invitation will need to be produced to take benefit of this concessional rate. The rate for hiring ST bus for wedding related travel will be Rs 2,00...Read More

Work for widening/strengthening of section of Dandi Heritage route kicks off

June 10, 2018
Work for widening/strengthening of section of Dandi Heritage route kicks off

Nadiad (Gujarat): Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping, Chemicals and Fertilizers Mansukh Mandaviya today performed the formal ground breaking for widening and strengthening of Nadiad-Bhumel section on the Dandi Heritage route here. The work would incur a cost of around Rs 26 crore. Mandaviya on the occasion said that the former PM Manmohan Singh ji had announced the development of Dandi Heritage route in 2005 but till 2014 only the resurfac...Read More

Rs 61.12 crore Adajan Bus Port opens in Surat

May 20, 2018
Rs 61.12 crore Adajan Bus Port opens in Surat

Surat: Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Rupani today inaugurated a modern Bus Station at Adajan in Surat, built at a cost of Rs.61.12-crore on PPP basis jointly by Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) and Hub Town Bus Terminal Private Limited. Speaking on the occasion, he said the bus station at Adajan has been built with the ambience of airport terminal with 24 hour cleanliness, franchise food courts, budget hotels, public address system with information of buses movements. ...Read More

20 tourists from Gujarat injured in bus accident in Himachal

May 19, 2018
20 tourists from Gujarat injured in bus accident in Himachal

Shimla: At least 20 tourists from Gujarat are injured this morning when a luxury tourist bus GJ 18 AZ 4671 (of Gandhinagar registration) carrying 41 persons turned turtle at Mangrot on Bilaspur-Shimla Highway, about 80 km from Shimnla, on way to Manali. The accident reportedly took place due to over speeding and two cars parked on the roadside were also damaged, police said.Around 16 people were injured in the mishap and were admitted to the civil hospital in Bilaspur. Most of them including ha...Read More

NBCC signs MOU with Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation

May 11, 2018
NBCC signs MOU with Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation

Gandhinagar: NBCC (India) Ltd, a Navratna CPSE under Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has been appointed as Independent Engineer by Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) for supervision of development of seven bus terminal facilities in the State of Gujarat. The MoU was signed between Mr. Ajai Kumar, General Manager (Engg) on behalf of NBCC and Mr Hitesh J. Parmar, Chief Civil Engineer, GSRTC. The State owned GSRTC has been developing these bus terminals in Rajkot...Read More

Two buses attacked, one of them looted on main Ahmedabad – Ambaji highway late in wee hours

April 24, 2018
Two buses attacked, one of them looted on main Ahmedabad – Ambaji highway late in wee hours

Ambaji: Two buses were attacked by unidentified persons on Hadad - Ambaji highway early in the wee hours today. A complaint has been filed in this regard in Ambaji police station. According to complainant Arvind Parmar who is driver in Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation(GSRTC), he was driving the bus to reach Ambaji. At 2.30 am the bus suffered stone pelting near Chikhla village slop next to Ranpur on Hadad-Ambaji road. Main frontal glass and one window glass were broken after hit by s...Read More

Two youths from South Gujarat complete 1100 km reverse car journey

March 23, 2018
Two youths from South Gujarat complete 1100 km reverse car journey

Bardoli: Two adventurous youths from Bardoli town in South Gujarat have claimed to have completed a 1100 km reverse car journey in 3 days 8 hours and 20 minutes. Owner of Bardoli based Dhumketu Entertainment Sagar Thakkar and Kanaksinh Barsadia started driving car in reverse from Jodhpur in Rajasthan on March 18 and passed through Sirohi, Udaipur, Modasa and further on toward Mumbai. Both youths were felicitated by local municipality president, local police inspector, local BJP presi...Read More

19081 road accidents in Gujarat in 2016, 7289 deaths, 16802 injured

March 22, 2018
19081 road accidents in Gujarat in 2016, 7289 deaths, 16802 injured

Gandhinagar: 28 national highways in length of 5,017 km pass through Gujarat while the length of State highways in the State is over 18,000 km. In 2016-17, the roads in Gujarat saw 19,081 incidents of road accidents involving 7,289 deaths and 16,802 injured. This detail was shared by minister of state for Home, Pradipsinh Jadeja in Gujarat assembly today. He said 683 accidents happened at 83 black spots of which 69 spots are rectified which resulted into reduced number of accident - ...Read More

30 dead as truck falls from bridge, overturns near Ranghola in Bhavnagar

March 06, 2018
30 dead as truck falls from bridge, overturns near Ranghola in Bhavnagar

Bhavnagar: 30 people are dead in truck accident in Bhavnagar district of Gujarat today morning. Nearly 60 persons were traveling in open truck from Aniyali village near Palitana to Tatam village near Gadhda to participate in wedding of son of Pravinbhai. The wedding party left village at around 7.00 am. Groom Jay along with some relatives was in separate vehicle. The truck fell into 20 ft deep water carrying channel near Randhola on Bhavnagar - Rajkot highway and overturned. The br...Read More

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