Volvo bus service between Silchar and Guwahati starts on Tuesday, January 30. The fare for the Volvo service is Rs 760 per person and tickets will be available at the ASTC ticket counters and redBus.
Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) has launched the luxurious VOLVO bus service in ASTC office, Paltanbazar. State Transport Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary launched the service on January 24.
In the first phase, 5 buses have been launcheD.
Speaking to the media at the launch, the Minister said, “ASTC currently is running short of money to own buses, which is why the department has launched the luxurious bus service with VOLVO in a PPP mode.”
The Minister also went on to say that unlike the former government, the BJP government will not follow any regulations to chuck out employees and carry the department’s functions.