Bhubaneswar: The Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT) on Thursday announced that it will launch a new route, No. 32 connecting Bhubaneswar Railway Station (Master Canteen) with Lingaraj Temple. The route will be inaugurated on World Tourism Day, September
The new route will cover a distance of 5 km.
“Our expert committee has decided on this route, based on the need and demand of people. This is a major culture and tourist corridor in Bhubaneswar and Mo Bus would link citizens and tourists alike to popular tourist destinations such as the State Museum, Kedar Gouri Temple and Lingaraj Temple,” said Dipti Mahapatro, General Manager, Personnel and Administration & spokesperson, CRUT.
A total of four buses will ply on this route connecting major 14 bus stops. The service will start at 6.40 am and the last bus will leave at 8.50 pm with a frequency of 20 minutes during peak hours and 30 minutes during non-peak hours.
The stops include Bhubaneswar Railway Station (Master Canteen), Ashok Nagar, Raj Mahal
Square, Kalpana Square, State Museum, BJB College, NCC Canteen, Shree Hospital, Ravi Talkies Square, Kedar Gouri Temple, Gouri Nagar, Lingaraj Temple Road and Lingaraj Temple.
Mo Bus recently achieved a record number of 95,000 passengers in a day. Currently, the city bus service operates in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar and runs a fleet of 200 buses.
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