Himachal Road Transport has 100 Volvo buses

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Himachal Road Transport Corporation’s AC bus fleet has come to have 100 Volvo buses. The corporation’s fleet size has swelled from 1,600 buses to 3,100 buses in the past years according to the state transport minister G S Bali. Flagging off the Palampur-Chandigarh and Palampur-Delhi Volvo bus services recently, Bali said that Himachal Pradesh would soon become the first state in the country to ply electric buses on the Manali-Rohtang route. These buses would later be introduced in other parts of the state to reduce air pollution, he said. Various steps taken by the Himachal Road Transport Corporation, its revenue has increased by Rs 8 crore. The corporation has been laying emphasis on improving its buses services and equipping the bus stands with better facilities. Bali announced that the Palampur-Chandigarh Volvo bus service will start from Palampur in the morning and reach Himachal Bhawan in Chandigarh such that it will facilitate the return of people coming to Palampur the same day