DTC or Delhi Transport Corporation is the leading public transport across Delhi. It operates buses on several routes, including Bahri Mudrika (Outer Ring Road) and Mudrika (Ring Road). It is one of the world’s largest CNG operated bus service operators. The buses are being operated around 46 depots of which 18 include old buses and others have low floor buses. The three Inter State Bus Terminals – Anand Vihar, Sarai Kale Khan Interstate Bus Terminus and Kashmiri Gate Inter State Bus Terminal, are operating interstate buses. In Delhi, the DTC is the hugely distributed bus network. With this network, it connects virtually every part of the city. Mudrika and Bahri Mudrika are the most prominent networks of these buses as they are connecting all landmarks of the city with huge range of buses running till 10:30 pm.
In Delhi, the bus transportation is witnessing huge transformation with the entry of DMRC. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation is connecting the city of Delhi better with DTC by operating new routes and connecting the daily commuters in different areas to provide better city experience.
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DTC has also initiated High Capacity Bus service on few of the major routes and it has been working on to develop more bus routes. The service uses High Capacity buses with great capacity of carrying loads and better facilities, such as less congestion, less travel time, air conditioning, GPS navigation and cozy interiors. You can recognize High Capacity Buses with their sleek, new design and dazzling red color. The former Chief Minister Shiela Dixit inaugurated these air conditioned DTC buses on June 4, 2008, while commemorating World Environment Day at India Gate. She also inaugurated the 8 whole-new air conditioned buses. These Red Line buses run on select routes and two run on the newly-built rapid transport corridor. Surprisingly, the bus fare starts from just Rs. 10 to Rs. 25. The DTC officials claimed that they will introduce 5000 new low-floored buses along with 1000 air conditioned buses.
DTC is among the leading bus services in North India. It is connecting virtually every major city of North India. It is connecting Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Haryana.
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Well, we have something more you should know about DTC bus services. Here are some of the lesser-known facts –