Those who have reserved tickets to the southern districts on the occasion of Pongal festival should have to board at Urapakkam bus stop. A temporary bus termini is being put up.
On the occasion of the Pongal the State Transport Corporation (STC) will be operating 11,270 long distance buses to various parts of the State and Andhra Pradesh from the city from six bus terminus for the convenience of the people. Apart from this, 6423 buses are also being operated from other states and districts.
Majority of the southern districts people live in the suburbs of Chennai. For the convenience of these people buses are to be operated from the six termini to not only decongest the CMBT but also for faster service. The Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) would be operating 200 special buses as feeder services to the six bus termini.
Those who have reserved tickets to the southern districts and had planned to travel from Tambaram and Perungalathur should now board their buses at Urapakkam bus stop
Those planning to travel more than 300 km could book their tickets at www.tnstc.in
. The STC has opened additional (two) ticket counters at Tambaram Sanatorium depot and one at Poonamallee. Already 26 ticket counters are operational at the CMBT. The 29 counters would function from January 9 to 13.
Passengers having queries can contact 24794709.