Pepsu Road Transport Corporation of Patiala

September 11, 2017 | Travel | By admin | 0 Comments

PEPSU road transport corporation of Patiala provides public transportation in Punjab and also offers interstate bus services between Punjab and Rajasthan, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Chandigarh and Delhi.

Punjab is a state in the northwest India which is bordered by Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana, Rajasthan and others.

Various attractions in Punjab include:

  • Golden Temple
  • Wagah border
  • Art Gallery at Sheesh Mahal
  • Qila Mubarak
  • Sukhna Lake
  • Jallianwala Bagh
  • Rock Garden

At present, the PRTC had owned 912 ordinary buses, 2 AC buses and 24 HVAC buses and 36 hired buses under KM Scheme, 600 routes (including inter-state routes) covering a daily mileage of 349928 kilometers. It has 4744 employees as on 31.8.2009. There are 10 depots of the Corporation located at Patiala, Bathinda, Kapurthala, Barnala, Sangrur, Budhlada, Faridkot, Ludhiana, Chandigarh and Special Cell of KM Scheme at Patiala.

The operation of bus services by PRTC is not only confined to Punjab State, but it has also been providing bus services to the neighboring states like Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal and Union Territories of Chandigarh and Delhi.

The PRTC provides services not only on intercity routes but also links the remote villages with the nearby towns and cities. It is also extending free/concessional travel facilities to various categories of commuters as per the instructions of the State Govt. from time to time.

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