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GMCBL launches 3 more routes, adds 12 more buses to its Fleet

Publised on : 21-10-2020

For ease of commuters and to provide enhanced connectivity in Gurugram, the Gurugram Metropolitan City Bus Limited (GMCBL) has introduced following three more routes in Gurugram with four buses on each route. Route No. 111M – From Fortis Memorial Research Institute/Sec-43 to Fortis Memorial Research Institute (Circular Route) via Aardee City Sec-52, Sushant Lok 111, HVPN, Vatika, Paras Hospital Route No. 211 – From Mahaveer Chowk Gaushala Ground to Business Zone Sector-50 via Rajeev Chowk, Medicity, Paras Hospital, Tigra Village, Gurugram University Route No. 254A – Gurugram Bus Stand to Maruti Gate No. 4 (IMT Manesar) via Sohna Chowk, Kaadipur Village, Hayatpur Village, Kankrola Village, Banskushla Village The city bus service which provides clean, timely and comfortable buses has become an essential mode of transport for commuters in Gurugram. The bus service had to be stopped for a short period due to COVID-19 restrictions. However, even during lockdown period, GMCBL took initiative to serve the citizens of Gurugram by repurposing buses as new mobile grocery stores to distribute essential ration, grocery items and fruits and vegetables to residents, providing intra city transportation to migrant workers, providing buses for transporting medical teams to Civil Hospital and moving patients to and from hospitals after quarantine, providing bus for Sample Collection for COVID-19 testing and transporting repatriates arriving at IGI airport and moving them to different quarantine locations in Gurugram. GMCBL resumed its bus service w.e.f. 01st July, 2020 with six routes and 68 buses. As on date, with the addition of three routes, total 115 number of buses are running on 16 routes and around 50,000 commuters have been using the bus service on daily basis. The new routes are expected to give a significant boost to the current ridership numbers. Details of bus routes and timing can be obtained from GMCBL’s website www.gmcbl.in and GMCBL’s “Gurugaman” mobile App. GMCBL has been taking all safety measures such as compulsory wearing of face mask by drivers, CSAs and commuters, availability of sanitizers in all buses. For the safety of commuters all buses are sanitized on daily basis.