Kolkata: A new initiative was taken on Friday to flag off two bus services from Kolkata to Puri from the Karunamoyee bus stand.
The state transport department flagged off bus services from Kolkata to Puri through its joint cooeperation by the Shyamali transport service. The initiative gained momentum with the presence of transport minister Suvendu Adhikari.
This service would facilitate the passengers to reach Puri by 6am after it departs at 8 pm the previous evening from Kolkata, daily. Similar service when two busses would depart from Puri to arrive at Kolkata. The bus fare is stated to be kept at a reasonable rate, though an AC bus.
This bus service would ease the plight of the commuters who visits Puri’s Jagannath temple quite regularly.