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  the new busses
by husain

The Govt run/owned Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) has been phasing out the old busses and replacing them with thousands of modern ones.
There are also air conditioned (red) busses, which are priced a bit higher (min rs 10 fare, max rs 25), are much less crowded.

The infamous `blueline' busses, which were known for dangerous driving and being responsible for much chaos on the road, are on their way out.
Bus routes are also being rationalised, so as to connect seamlessly with the metro train network.

There has also been a recent addition of hop on- hop off ( or `ho-ho') busses, which are meant for tourists, and run along routes relavant to tourists. They are not too many in number just yet, but should be easy to spot, since theyre coloured purple! I believe they run at 30 mins frequence as of now. Last heard, there were plans to convert these into double decker open top busses, like the london bus concept, with the lower deck being airconditioned and the upper level eing open...

Type: Bus
Website: http://dtc.nic.in/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Nov 8, 2010
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