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.
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 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.
Lawyer of Santosh Maruti Mane,the MSRTC bus driver who had gone beserk driving a bus killing nine and injuring around 30 people,will not cross-examine witnesses named in the 68 documents submitted by the prosecution before additional sessions judge V K Shewale.