Punjab News: Pepsu Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) is set to introduce Volvo buses on intra-state routes, marking a significant expansion beyond its current Delhi airport services.
PRTC Chairman Ranjodh Singh Hadana confirmed this development, revealing that the service would commence next week once all formalities are completed.
Inaugural route for these Volvo buses will be Chandigarh-Abohar
The inaugural route for these Volvo buses will be Chandigarh-Abohar, with the potential for more routes if there is a positive response. PRTC, which operates in multiple states, possesses a fleet of 1304 buses, including 19 Volvo buses.
Aims to compete with private transport companies
This move aims to compete with private transport companies that have been profiting from luxury travel services within the state, particularly on the Chandigarh-Bathinda route.
“This was a long pending demand of travellers especially by the university students. This route would cover most of the Malwa region. After due planning, we will introduce Volvo bus service on other routes as well,” a senior PRTC official said.