Here you will get user friendly information that is useful to all the citizen of Delhi. Earlier there were several private operators giving the city bus service in Delhi such as Redline, Blue line. They were operating in almost all Delhi Bus Routes. But, later several accidents took place by these buses; as a result they were stopped to operate in Delhi.
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History[ edit ] The Delhi Transport Corporation was incorporated in May by the Indian government for local bus services when they found out the incumbent service provider Gwalior and Northern India Transport Company Ltd. It was then named "Delhi Transport Service". In , on a recommendation from the Indian government took over the assets and liabilities from the erstwhile Delhi Transport Undertaking DTU operated by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi until 2 November Delhi Transport Corporation which was under administrative control of the Indian government was transferred to the Government of National Capital Territory, Delhi.
Beginning in October , New Delhi began rolling out free bus transit for women on the Delhi Transport Corporation, with women traveling for free when using pink tickets. Intra-Delhi bus services[ edit ] Delhi Transport Corporation services in Delhi has vastly distributed network of bus services. It connects almost every part of Delhi with this network of buses.
High capacity bus service[ edit ] Delhi Transport Corporation has started High Capacity Bus Service on a few routes and work is in progress to develop more high capacity bus routes. This service uses buses with improved carrying capacity and better facilities like air-conditioning, less travel time, less congestion, more comfortable interiors, GPS navigation etc.
Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit flagged off the eight new air-conditioned Red Line buses, which will initially ply on select routes in the capital, of which two will be on the newly constructed bus rapid transport corridor.
Fleet[ edit ] It is having a fleet of buses, apart from this there are DIMTS buses, taking total fleet to buses. Details[ edit ] It being stated that there were 5, buses functional in Delhi in , which went up to 6, in The number further increased to 6, in and in the next year it went down to 5, buses. The number fell to 5, in and again rose to 6, for the last financial year Majority of these buses are as old as nine years.
The last bus that was commissioned was in before the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. Around more to be delivered by Tata Marcopolo by the end of They have been equipped with Global Positioning System GPS devices so that their movement and geographic location are tracked by the Automatic Vehicle Location AVL system on real-time basis that provides ETA and other data to the passengers by PoochhO App , the App also has trip planner, pollution status in vicinity and other features.
Under the scheme the private concessionaires, who would be allotted clusters, would bring in their buses, arrange for their cleaning and maintenance and provide for the staff.
For the services rendered, the concessionaire would be paid on the basis of an indexed cost system that would have a fixed component based on the cost of the bus, a variable component that would factor in the fuel and maintenance costs and a component that would deal with the wages cost keeping in mind the consumer price index.
Which connects almost all the major centres of North India with its services. At present Interstate bus service is suspended. It covers only few area of NCR.
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