Category Articles: Road Journey

Ashok Leyland bags GSRTC order for supply of 1290 Buses

March 08, 2019
Ashok Leyland bags GSRTC order for supply of 1290 Buses

Chennai: Ashok Leyland, flagship arm of the Hinduja Group, and India’s largest Bus manufacturer, today announced that it had bagged an order from GSRTC (Gujarat State Roadways Corporation) for 1290 buses. This order comes closely on the back of 2580 bus orders received from various state transport undertakings recently. Ashok Leyland is currently the 4th largest manufacturer of buses in the world and India’s largest bus manufacturer. This order would further consolidate its leadership...Read More

Godhra to have a city bus service from March 3

March 02, 2019
Godhra to have a city bus service from March 3

Godhra: District headquarters Godhra will have city bus service operational with effect from 3rd March. On experimental basis, the service will start with one 30-seater bus on five routes. The first station on each of five routes shall be a railway station. The service has been planned under public private partnership model. Godhra had its city bus service a few years ago. It was operated by Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC). The service was later discontinued due to viability rea...Read More

SP ring road in Ahmedabad to be widened to 6-lane

February 21, 2019
SP ring road in Ahmedabad to be widened to 6-lane

Ahmedabad: A 76-km long Sardar Patel ring road in Ahmedabad will be converted from existing 4-lane to 6-lane at a cost of Rs. 200 crore. This decision was taken in board meeting of Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority(AUDA) on Wednesday. On an average, per month 4 lakh vehicles use this road. As per an estimate there shall be 25% addition to this once the ring road is converted to six-lane. AUDA board meeting also took decision to build 6 flyovers and underpasses at a cost of Rs. 365 crore. T...Read More

Gujarat govt nod for extension of Bharuch end of Narmada Maiya bridge approach flyover

February 05, 2019
Gujarat govt nod for extension of Bharuch end of Narmada Maiya bridge approach flyover

Bharuch: Rs. 400 crore Narmada Maiya four-lane bridge over river Narmada which is under construction for last four years over river Narmada will have Rs. 58 crore 800 meter long flyover on its one end at College road upto Bholav circuit house. The bridge's end on Bharuch side was close to college gate. This was causing fear of accident just outside the college that has 15,000 students. In response of local BJP MLA Dushyant Patel's representation, Gujarat government has given nod for a 80...Read More

GSRTC launches 25 new buses on Ahmedabad – Gandhinagar ‘Vikas route’

February 05, 2019

Gandhinagar: Capital Gandhinagar is located more than 20 kms away from core areas of the city of Ahmedabad. The rail service between two cities is just token and not effective. Gandhinagar phase of Metro rail project has been shelved for now due to lack of viability. The only mode of connection between two cities is surface transport. So far as mass transport is concerned, Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) operates buses between two cities. While going to Gandhinagar using thi...Read More

Works launched for Gondal chokdi flyover; 6-lane conversion of Rajkot – Jetpur highway announced

February 02, 2019
Works launched for Gondal chokdi flyover; 6-lane conversion of Rajkot – Jetpur highway announced

Rajkot: Minister of State in Centre, Manaukh Mandaviya today laid foundation stone for Rs. 90 crore flyover at Gondal chokdi in Rajkot city on national highway in presence of Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. Mandaviya on this occasion made important announcement of six-lane conversion of Rajkot - Jetpur highway in Saurashtra. DeshGujaratRead More

Gujarat govt. to build 10 new flyovers at a cost of Rs. 487 crore; list announced

January 31, 2019
Gujarat govt. to build 10 new flyovers at a cost of Rs. 487 crore; list announced

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today announced construction of 10 new flyovers at a total cost of Rs. 487 crore in first phase. Proposed flyovers that are to be built by Roads and Building (R&B) department include - Rs. 45 crore Borsad flyover on Anand - Karamsad highway - Rs. 35 croee Dethli char rasta highway in Siddhpur - Rs. 27 crore Navjivan hotel char rasta flyover in Patan - Rs. 36 crore two flyovers a Bhuj - Lakhpat road - Rs. 110 crore Modhera char rasta flov...Read More

Direct bus connecting Surat and Bhavnagar in five hours via Ro-Pax ferry route launched

January 27, 2019
Direct bus connecting Surat and Bhavnagar in five hours via Ro-Pax ferry route launched

Surat: A new luxury travel bus service will connect Surat and Bhavnagar via Ro-Pax ferry service and complete the distance between two places in five hours. Making this announcement, DG Sea Connect's Chetan Contractor today said, 'passengers wanting to travel to Bhavnagar via Ro-pax ferry had some issues related to Surat - Dahej connectivity. In order to give a solution, franchisee Rahi Holidays and Sitaram Enterprise have in a joint venture started a bus service between Surat and Bhavnagar v...Read More

Rupani announces discount on online booking of GSRTC bus tickets

January 23, 2019
Rupani announces discount on online booking of GSRTC bus tickets

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today announced discount on Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation(GSRTC) bus tickets when payment is done digitally online. Rupani announced 6% discount on premium Volvo bus tickets and 4% discount on non-premium bus tickets if booking is done online and payment is done digitally. Rupani made this announcement while addressing a function to distribute appointment letters to 1954 newly recruited conductors of GSRTC. 33% of those recruite...Read More

GSRTC Volvo bus service from Ahmedabad to Varanasi, Haridwar, Goa, Shirdi

January 23, 2019
GSRTC Volvo bus service from Ahmedabad to Varanasi, Haridwar, Goa, Shirdi

Gandhinagar: Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) is launching today three new interstate Volvo luxury passenger bus services to six states including Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Maharashtra and Goa. Ahmedabad - Varanasi bus will have Rs. 3315 fare. The bus will leave Ahmedabad at 8.00 am and reach Varanasi on third day at 5.30 am. Ahmedabad - Hardwar bus will attract Rs. 2696 ticket fare. It will leave at 11.00 am and reach Hardwar next day at 5.00 pm. Ahmedabad - Goa bus wi...Read More