Monday, Feb 06, 2023

Brihanmumbai Electric Supply & Transport


Launch mobile app only when it is glitch-free: BEST

August 31, 2019 9:49 am

The committee members were given a presentation of the ITMS as well as the mobile app at a meeting on Friday. The members said as per the project, BEST will install screens at 200 bus stops from the first week of September that will show the expected time of arrival of buses.

Mayor seeks Rs 71,613 crore for city in 10 yrs from Centre

February 06, 2014 12:18 pm

Apart from seeking Rs 5,441 crore for major road concretisation projects, the civic body has also sought Rs 9,000 crore for laying ducts across the city to have trench-free roads in order to avoid potholes.

14 injured as 2 buses collide

September 09, 2013 2:04 am

Sudhakar Patil (48) driver of the MSRTC bus,and BEST bus conductor Netaji Mandavkar (29) were also injured in the accident.

BEST electricity division incurs loss of Rs 456 cr

August 29, 2012 4:00 am

Even as the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply & Transport (BEST) undertaking banks on its electric supply division to cross subsidise losses in its transport division,statistics show that the power supply segment plunged into a loss in 2011-12 from a healthy profit the previous year.

Transport utility suffers Rs 4-lakh loss,wants recovery from those responsible

August 15, 2012 3:20 am

Fifty buses of the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply & Transport (BEST) undertaking were damaged in the riots that erupted at Azad Maidan on Saturday afternoon,causing the public transport utility a loss of Rs 4.06 lakh.

Faulty meters: BEST losing more than Rs 2 cr per month

May 23, 2012 2:32 am

Even as the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply & Transport (BEST) undertaking has hiked its bus and power tariff citing poor finances,it is allegedly losing more than Rs 2 crore a month due to faulty electricity meters.

BEST bus rams into Bhujbal’s bungalow wall,three injured

May 22, 2012 3:30 am

A Brihanmumbai Electric Supply & Transport (BEST) undertaking bus on Monday rammed into the compound wall of Public Works Department minister Chhagan Bhujbal’s bungalow,injuring three passengers,including a senior citizen.

Commuters to shell out more for BEST bus ride from today

April 27, 2012 1:36 am

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation in its general body meeting on Thursday approved BEST’s proposal to hike the fare by Re 1 to Rs 6.

BEST to review decision to scrap loss-making routes

March 02, 2012 2:05 am

The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply & Transport undertaking has decided to take a re-look at its decision to scrap 15 existing bus routes after committee members objected saying the move would inconvenience students appearing for Class X and XII examinations.

Five months on,BEST fails to detect cause of substation fire

February 27, 2012 3:02 am

Nearly five months after a fire at the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply & Transport undertaking’s Backbay substation caused South Mumbai’s worst power outage in a decade,officials are yet to ascertain the exact cause of the incident.