The Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) informed that in the pursuit of making the bus journey easy and encouraging citizens to travel by state-run buses; a bus tracking facility via a mobile app is made available for improving the accuracy of the state-run public transport service. TSRTC MD Sajjanar announced that TSRTC has launched a mobile app in the Google play store by the name “TSRTC BUS TRACKING” for tracking its buses. This initiative will help the passengers to know the arrival and departure of buses at various stops across Telangana. And nearby states where TSRTC services are available. The passengers can plan their travel to avoid unwanted waiting times at the bus stops/stations.
As part of the initiative, 96 depots across Telangana and 4170 special type buses have been identified for the implementation of bus tracking.
As part of the initiative, 96 depots across Telangana and 4170 special type buses have been identified for the implementation of bus tracking. To provide the Expected Time of Arrival (ETA) of their bus services for the convenience of passengers. He further informed that to start with, 140 buses have been identified for the pilot project of which 40 AC Pushpak buses of the cantonment. Miyapur-2 depots are being operated to Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Shamshabad on different routes. And 100 long-distance buses of Miyapur-1 and Picket depots being operated on routes like Srisailam; Vijayawada, Eluru, Bhadrachalam, Bangalore, and Visakhapatnam will be tracked as of now. He further said that in a couple of months all reservation services and special type services of the district; as well as Hyderabad city, will also be added to the tracking app.