HRTC to charge ordinary fare in old AC Deluxe buses
Himachal Pradesh Roadways Transport Corporation (HRTC) has decided to charge ordinary fare from the passengers travelling in old AC Deluxe buses.The discount will be limited to the buses which have completed a journey of five lac kilometres.
Currently there are ten such buses which are plying on different routes i.e. Manali-Delhi,Dharamshala-Delhi, Shimla-Delhi and Baijnath-Chandigarh routes.
However the condition of some of these buses is worse than ordinary buses. While in some buses the air conditioners do not work,some have faulty window panes and worn-out seats.
The fare table is as under:
Route Old fare New fare
Hamirpur-Delhi Rs 738 Rs 448
Dharamshala-Delhi Rs530 Rs 665
Shimla-Dharamshala Rs 450 Rs 370