Transport Minister Bikram Singh said here today that the state government has decided to operate interstate bus services of Himachal Road Transport Corporation from 14th October, 2020. Interstate bus services would ply on 25 routes in the first phase, in which Chandigarh, Pathankot, Baddi, Hoshiarpur, Ludhiana, Ambala, Haridwar, etc. have been included. Only non AC buses would ply on interstate routes and night bus service has also been included in it.
He said that the state government has taken this decision in view of the upcoming Navratri and festive season. He said that people have been demanding to start interstate bus service. He said that soon interstate bus services would be plied in other states as well.