The Gujarat Road Transport Service has launched another feature to assist the commuters of ahmedabad. Now one can book their Volvo buses from fixed landline phone.Earlier the options were available via sms. We do not know how efficient the service is however one can try and call 079-26929165 for booking tickets or query on bus timings.
PD Patel, public relations officer, GSRTC commented on the development “The booking centre and the pick up point are at the same location for passengers’ convenience. The
service (bookings on landline) was started keeping in mind passenger rush during the month of Shravan,”
Apart from the landline service one can use the regular sms service. In order to check the bus availability between two cities one has to forward a sms mentioning VOLVO followed with the name of the two cities. The sms has to be forwarded to 9998805656.
Patel further said that various facilities including reading material and drinking water will be provided to travellers. “We will provide one English newspaper, DNA, Gujarati newspaper Divya Bhaskar and one Gujarati magazine. Also, mineral water bottles will be provided to passengers and LCD television movies will be shown to them,” added Patel.
It is said that more than 1500 passengers use the GSRTC Volvo services on a daily basis and surely such efforts from the Gujarat Road Transport Service will be well appreciated. Burnyourfuel being banagalore based strongly feels such service in our city will keep the passengers happy. KSRTC (Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation) Are you listening !