NBSTC starts Siliguri-Delo bus service

Mukesh Sharma
April , 1
North  Bengal State Transport Corporation(NBSTC)  has started Siliguri-Delo  bus  service via  Kalimpong  for  which 30-seater  bus  has  been pressed  into  service.  The bus  will  leave  NBSTC
Siliguri depot at 6.30 am,reach  Kalimpong   at around  9  am  and  halt  for half-an-hour  at  the  motor stand  before  heading  to Delo.   

Local   passengers will  be  charged  a  fare  of Rs.  10  from  the  motorstand to Delo.  Many stu-
dents from Jalpaiguri  Engineering College were seen  taking  the  Siliguri-Delo   service   inaugural bus run. A passenger from Siliguri  who  every Sunday   visits   the   Dr.Graham’s  Homes  School which  is  located  on  theway to Delo today said, “I am     thankful     to     the NBSTC  for  starting  this bus service. Earlier, I had to  pay  around  Rs.  200  as local  taxi  fare  from  the motor     stand     to    Dr.Graham’s  Homes  School but  today  I  reached  the school paying a total fare of  Rs.  105  from  Siliguri!This  bus  service  saved both  my  fare  and  time”.

Many  local   passengers  were  also  seen  taking  the bus midway from Delo to the    motor    stand    and appeared  jubilant  stating that  they  had  to  pay  only a  bus  fare  of  Rs.  10  as compared  to  Rs.  30  in local taxi.    

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