Tamil Nadu govt bus fare increased
State government of Tamil Nadu is said to have come up with unexpected and sensational order to increase bus fares in all government operated buses. Its also announced that this bus fares increase must be effective from tomorrow-Saturday, 20th January.
The details of the increase in bus fares:
Ordinary bus fare metro buses – minimum fare up from Rs. 5 to Rs. 6
Express bus fares in the city up from Rs. 17 to Rs. 24
Deluxe bus fares minimum increased from Rs. 21 to Rs. 30
Super deluxe bus fares increased from Rs. 21 to Rs. 33.
Bypass Rider (Exterior road – 30 km) bus fares – increased from Rs.18 to Rs. 27.
Chennai Metro Bus fare – Maximum increased from Rs. 12 to Rs. 19.
The minimum bus fares (except in Chennai Metro city) increased to Rs. 5, Maximum increased to Rs. 19.
Volvo bus fares increased from Rs. 33 to Rs. 51.
Air-conditioned bus fares –minimum Rs. 25, Maximum – Rs. 150.
Ordinary mountain buses fares increased from Rs. 4 to Rs 6 + additional fare of 20%.
Express buses running up the mountains – fares increased from 20 to Rs. 24 + additional fare of 20%.
The above bus fare increase will come into effect from tomorrow – Saturday, 20th January. The bus fare increase would be applicable to the private buses as well.