PMP to schedule 650 more buses for Ganesh Festival
About 650 more buses have been planned for the convenience of devotees during the Ganesh Festival, from Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited(PMPML). The night buses after 10 pm will be running especially between 13 and 23 September. According to the PMP administration, During Ganeshotsav, there is a huge number of Ganesh devotees coming to the city from the suburbs and outside of the city.
There is a crowd to see the scenes till late in the night. In the first phase for the convenience of these devotees, from 13 to 16 September 170 and in the second phase, As many as 649 buses have been planned according to the requirement of passengers between 17 and 23 September. The special buses for the night run will cost an extra five rupees for a ticket. Roads in the central part of the city are closed at night so the buses on this route will continue on another route, the administration has informed.
Following are the buses to be released at the Ganesh festival at night
1. Swargate bus station – Dhankawadi, Bharati Vidyapeeth, Ambegaon, Upper Indiranagar, Sukhsagar Nagar, Marketyard, Pune Station, Sangvi, Alandi
2. Nataraj Hotel– Wadgaon, Dhayri, Sinhagad, Khanapur
3. Swargate Depot Station – Hadapsar, Kondhwa
4. Mahatma Gandhi Station – Kondhwa Khurd, Kondhwa Burduk, Salunkhe Vihar
5. Hadapsar Gadital-Swargate, Pune station, Manpa Bhawan, Saswad, Urali, Wadki village, Fursungi.
6. Sasun road – Vishrantwadi, Dhanori, Vidyanagar, Viman Nagar, Wadgaon Sheri, Alandi.
7. Dengle Bridge– Lohagaon, Wadgaon Sheri, Mundhwa Village, Shubham Society, Anand Park, Talegaon Dhamdhere, Hadapsar. 8. Manapa Bhavan– Bhosari, Chinchwad, Nigdi, Alandi, Dehugaon, Vishrantwadi, Vidyanagar, Pashan, Sutarwadi, Balewadi, Mhalunga Village, Talegaon Dabhade, Sangvi, Pimple Gurav, Authority, Khadki Bazar. 9. Congress Bhawan– Karvenagar, Malwadi, Kondhva gate, Kothrud Depot
10. Deccan Gymkhana– Karvenagar, Malwadi, Kondhwa Gate, Gokhale Nagar, Kothrud Depot
11. Manapa nadikath– Balewadi, Pashan, Sutarwadi, Abhinav
12. Katraj, Dhankawadi, Swargate, Upper Depot
13. Nigdi, Bhosari, Municipal Bhawan Chinchwad village