After Indian Railways, e-ticketing facility for buses too

October 16th, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS  

Lucknow, Oct 16 (IANS) On the lines of Indian Railways, the Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) will now offer e-ticketing facility for its buses, an official said Thursday.”For offering the new service, we have already started interlinking our bus stations across the state through internet following the directions of state transport minister Ram Achal Rajbhar,” chief general manager (technical) of UPSRTC A.K. Srivastava told IANS.

He said the e-ticketing facility will be available on the website in a couple of months, adding that the concept of e-ticket is growing fast in today’s busy life as one does not want to stand in long queues to buy a ticket.

About 7,000 buses of UPSRTC ply in UP and various neighbouring states including Punjab, Delhi, Haryana, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Jharkhand.

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