Lady passengers happy with Women’s Special Bus

9:14 PM, Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Ladise onlyMangalore :  The Women’s Special Bus of the KSRTC on the Mangalore-Kasargod route is seeing increasing number of lady passengers. It is learnt, ladies are waiting for this particular bus during morning and evening hours and the KSRTC authorities are pleased to know about this.

Even the revenue earned by the newly introduced bus on a trial basis is very encouraging.The KSRTC is now thinking to introduce season passes on this buses for its passengers.

The bus service was introduced on August 12 to reduce inconvenience caused to women passengers who have to otherwise cope with the heavy rush during peak hours. The bus departs from Kasargod at 8 am   and in the evening the bus leaves Mangalore at 6.5 pm.

Presently, the bus is earning Rs 1500 to Rs 1600 per trip during evening hours. The KSRTC has ruled out the possibility of having a lady conductor for the bus  as the bus which leaves Mangalore  during evening arrives the next day.

Though there are lady conductors  in other buses of Kerala State Transport Corporation their duty is restricted to day duty.

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