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KSRTC starts new Jumbo Upper Deck to Technopark>> Now techies can travel on upper deck of KSRTC’s elite double decker bus viewing the scenic beauty on breadth of East fort to Technopark and Kazhakoottam through the chakka bypass road.  KSRTC has been kind to award their elite member of city fleet, the Jumbo Decker for Technopark employee’s commutation during morning and evening hours.

Photo: Vinod Vilasan

The new service was awarded following the representation made by Vivekananda Study Circle (VSC) to allocate more new bus services to Technopark.  Based on the discussions VSC had, KSRTC district in charges have offered all support and services mentioned in VSC’s memorandum.  Earlier VSC has received many suggestions from Technopark employees and these were coordinated and submitted to KSRTC team for consideration. “Techies are requested to share their public transportation requirements and feedback to [email protected], which shall be highlighted and pursued for action from respective departments” VSC representatives said.

VSC has requested KSRTC for circular buses to Technopark from East fort via Bypass and another via Sreekaryam route , another circular up to Kaniyapuram . Operating from Technopark in an interval of every 30 minutes during the peak hours, between 8; 00 a.m. To 19:00 p.m., KSRTC is doing a feasibility study and shall work out the best viable timetable.

Warm reception was organized for the first ever trip of double decker inside Technopark by VSC members. KSRTC district and zonal managers, DTO and operational staff were all present at the occasion. KSRTC district manager flagged off the service from Technopark. Double decker shall be parked near to Nila round about, as the deck clearance was not found feasible.

The morning service from East Fort via chakka shall reach Technopark at 8:45 a.m. and return to East fort connecting Kazhakoottam. The evening Service from East fort shall reach Technopark by 5:45 p.m. and return service to Eastport via chakka shall start at 18:00 from Technopark NIla round about, opposite IBS campus.

This service is now on trial basis and will be regularized only if found commercially viable. We encourage Technopark employees to join the campaign to promote public transport, avail this new service and spread the word to attract more passengers and thus retain this elite Double Decker service for Technopark, Kazhakoottam route.


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