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Shivneri buses to ply from airport to Pune


Shivneri buses to ply from airport to Pune
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There is good news for travellers going from Mumbai airport to Pune. The passengers will now be able to travel from Mumbai Airport to Pune by bus services run by State Transport (ST) Corporation.

As per recent developments, the ST Corporation has started air-conditioned services from Borivali to Pune Via Mumbai Airport, and they have been functional from December 1, 2019.  The departure of these Shivneri and Shivshahi air-conditioned bus service has been started from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Airport Terminus-1 to Pune and Dapoli. 

There will be a total of 17 services to Swargate (Pune) and three services to Dapoli. Keeping this update in mind, an official logo panel of the State Transport Corporation and a website with the State Transport Corporation and a toll-free number have been provided for commuter's convenience.

Talking about the same to TOI, a senior official said, “MSRTC will start the Pune AC service at 5.30 am. The bus for Dapoli will commence at 7.30 am.” The price of the bus is Rs 525 if one takes till Swargate, while service to Dapoli it costs Rs 480.

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There will also be hoarding around the airport to make passengers aware of this bus service and the timing of the busses. In addition to this, two inspectors will be deployed to provide assistance and information to passengers at the airport and to regulate buses. The tickets for this bus service can be booked online at msrtc.maharashtra.gov.in and can call up 9800221250.

Shivneri is also looking at expanding its fleet of busses. They have recently got 24 new AC Shivneri Volvo buses and about 50 new Shivshahi buses are on their way.

The move for extending the Shivneri buses till Mumbai airport comes exactly a day after the bus service from Pune to Nasik was cancelled. Pune to Nasik Shivneri service was started almost a month back and it has been discontinued without giving prior intimation to the commuters.

 


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