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MSRTC to run 2,200 extra buses from city to Konkan ahead of Ganesh festival

July 15, 2021 4:36 am

The booking for the buses will be opened from July 16, MSRTC officials said.

Huge rush for buses, road traffic slow as city unlocks

June 08, 2021 1:19 am

There was a huge rush for BEST and MSRTC buses, which have been allowed to operate with 50 per cent capacity. In several areas, serpentine queues were seen at bus stops.

MSRTC buses start operating with full passenger capacity

September 18, 2020 1:47 pm

MSRTC officials said from Friday, two passengers are being allowed on one seat in its buses, as was the norm before the COVID-19 outbreak. However, the limit of five standees in one bus remains unchanged.

Mumbai: MSRTC to run 250 buses to connect MMR to the city

June 06, 2020 10:43 pm

The number of buses are being increased as under ‘Mission Begin Again’, government offices can work with 15 per cent staff.

Pune: MSRTC partially restores service to Kolhapur, no buses to Sangli

August 14, 2019 5:08 am

With services halted for days, the Pune division has incurred a loss of Rs 50 lakh in the last few days. The MSRTC’s Kolhapur division has cancelled 29,517 trips from August 1 to August 9, and incurred a loss in revenue of Rs 3.30 crore.

MSRTC staffers go on flash strike over ‘insufficient hike’, hundreds stranded

June 09, 2018 6:08 am

Commuters from across the state were in for a rude shock on Friday morning, when they reached their respective bus stands only to find out that workers of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) had decided to go on a flash strike.

For four days of staff strike, MSRTC to cut 36 days’ pay

October 31, 2017 4:08 am

The workers had staged a strike demanding higher wages. “The corporation must realise the hardship they are putting the employees to," Sandeep Shinde of the MSRTC Kamgar Union said.

Women chain snatchers arrested from Thane

August 30, 2014 12:24 pm

All the arrested women are footpath dwellers from Borivali, the police said.

14 injured as two buses collide

September 09, 2013 12:46 am

The injured were taken to Siddharth Hospital in Goregaon (West).

Undesignated stops add to passengers’ woes

June 11, 2013 2:27 am

For those travelling by Maharshtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) buses,there is only one break during the long drive between Mumbai and Pune. The 15-minute stop serves as a toilet break,also giving the passengers a chance to grab a quick bite.