Bhubaneswar: As announced earlier, the Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT) commenced Mo Bus service from Bhubaneswar to Puri and Konark on the occasion of World Tourism Day on Sunday.
The first Mo Bus left from Master Canteen here for Puri at 7.30 AM with 10 passengers and for Konark at 7.40 AM with 9 passengers.
Arun Bothra, Managing Director, CRUT said two non-AC buses will ply on both routes four times in a day initially considering the prevalent situation. “We will add more buses and increase frequency over a period of time. Regular service will start from Monday,” he said.
The Puri-bound bus on Route no. 50 and Konark-bound bus on Route no. 70 will leave from Bhubaneswar Railway Station. Maximum fare for Route 50 will be Rs 70 and for Route 70, it will be Rs 60. The QR code payment option is available on these routes, Bothra said.
Stating that use of mask is compulsory for the passengers, he said cleaning and disinfection of buses are being done on daily basis as per standard procedure.