Category Articles: Road Journey

At least 11, mostly Gujaratis dead, over 35 injured in two bus mishaps

July 22, 2017
At least 11, mostly Gujaratis dead, over 35 injured in two bus mishaps

Himmatnagar/Udaipur: At least 11 people most of them Gujaratis died while over 35 injured in two bus accidents today the major one of which took place near Udaipur in Rajasthan tonight while the other one occurred in Sabrkantha district of Gujarat. Nine people, all pilgrims going to Haridwar including six women from Ahmedabd died and 22 injured in a major mishap near Nela village in Govardhan Vilas police station area of Udaipur this morning. 22 people injured in the accident...Read More

3 include driver of ST bus dead in road mishap

July 08, 2017
3 include driver of ST bus dead in road mishap

Surendranagar: Three people died and at least 4 injured when a bus of Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC commonly known as ST bus) rammed in to a truck from its back on Sayala-Limbadi highway in Surendranagar district today. PSI P Gadhvi said that the ST bus coming to Unjha from Junagadh hit the truck from behind near Darshan hotel close to Vastadi village. The driver of the bus and two others seating in the bus died on the spot while four injured including its con...Read More

Bopal flyover on Sardar Patel ring road opens for traffic, named as Lakshmanrao Inamdar ( Vakil Saheb ) bridge

July 06, 2017
Bopal flyover on Sardar Patel ring road opens for traffic, named as Lakshmanrao Inamdar ( Vakil Saheb ) bridge

Ahmedabad: Finally the flyover on Sardar Patel ring road in Ahmedabad at Bopal was opened today. This 1.4 km long flyover built in three years at a cost of Rs 94.51 crore was ready for last some time but was awaiting dates of the Chief Minister for its inauguration. During the inauguration of the flyover, the Chief Minister said that there will be series of new flyovers on Sarkhaj - Gandhinagar highway in near future. They will be constructed at a cost of Rs 700 crore. He said the Ahmedabad - Ra...Read More

Gujarat transporters ‘happy’ as commercial tax check-posts go but facing slowdown over initial GST hick-ups

July 04, 2017
Gujarat transporters ‘happy’ as commercial tax check-posts go but facing slowdown over initial GST hick-ups

Gandhinagar/Ahmedabad/Vadodara: The abolishing of 16 permanent and 50 notified commercial tax check-posts on the borders of Gujarat along with hundreds of such check posts across the country after the roll out of Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1, has made the transporters in the state 'happy' but they want some more reforms and awareness for more smoother flow of road cargo traffic. The transporters also complained about steep drop in business post implementation of GST, mainly...Read More

Launch of Pink Auto Rickshaws programme in Surat

July 02, 2017
Launch of Pink Auto Rickshaws programme in Surat

Surat: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today launched 'pink auto rickshaw' initiative in the city of Surat under which the trained women will drive pink color auto rickshaws. On the occasion of the second year anniversary of Smart City Mission, the Surat Municipal Corporation(SMC) has today hosted launch/ground breaking programmes for solar power plant (3.6 mw), LED street light and smart light monitoring system and other projects worth Rs 128.27 crore. Letter of intent will be hand over for Rs 8...Read More

A bridge collapses on Mandvi – Naliya highway following rain

June 28, 2017
A bridge collapses on Mandvi – Naliya highway following rain

Bhuj: A bridge on Naliya - Mandvi highway located near Bhanada has been collapsed today following heavy rain. A Duster car passing over the bridge at the time of collapse has suffered damage but none is hurt or killed in this incident. DeshGujaratRead More

Vadodara Ring Road construction likely to start in August this year

June 23, 2017
Vadodara Ring Road construction likely to start in August this year

Vadodara: Construction work for ring road around Vadodara city is likely to kick off in upcoming month of August. The project will be taken up jointly by Vadoara Municipal Corporation(VMC), Vadodara Urban Development Authority(VUDA) and Road and Building department of Government of Gujarat at a cost of Rs 120 crore. A 38 km long ring road will have 11 km portion in VMC limit between Sama - Chhani - Gorva stretch while 16 km area Gorva - Ankodia - Khanpur - Bhayli - Jambusar narrow gauge will...Read More

Ahmedabad Airport to SG Highway AC shuttle bus number 1000 service by AMC from June 24

June 23, 2017
Ahmedabad Airport to SG Highway AC shuttle bus number 1000 service by AMC from June 24

Ahmedabad: The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation(AMC) is all set to launch a shuttle bus service connecting Sardar Patel International airport and SG Highway covering in-total 30 stoppages on June 24. The bus to be used on this route will be air conditioned(AC). The total length of route from Ahmedabad airport to Karnavati Club is 22.7 km. Ticket fare for travel upto 10 km will be Rs 27 and beyond that Rs 50. The bus will be operated from 4.00 am to 10.45 pm. In 22 km route it will have 30 pic...Read More

Miraculous escape for passengers as bus hangs on valley in Dang

June 22, 2017
Miraculous escape for passengers as  bus hangs on valley in Dang

Surat: A film-style scene it was. It happened in tribal populated district Dang in South Gujarat. A Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation(GSRTC) bus hanged on valley here, but no passenger was seriously hurt or dead. Read More

Ola launches Senior Citizen Mobility discount program in Ahmedabad

June 15, 2017
Ola launches Senior Citizen Mobility discount program in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Ola, the mobile app based cab/ other transportation service provider, today announced the expansion of its ‘Senior Citizen Mobility Program’ which offers discount for people aged 60 years and above, in Ahmedabad, and three other cities. The initiative aims at making mobility more accessible and affordable for the elderly, just like Indian Railways and many public utility services. As part of this initiative, senior citizens (60 years and above) who register for this ...Read More

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