Indo-Nepal bus service begins from Siliguri after two years of Covid-19

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The Siliguri-Kakkarvitta-Kathmandu bus will run frequently from Tenzing Norgay bus terminus at 2 pm, will cowl 615km and attain Kathmandu the following morning at round 7 am. The ticket is priced at Rs1500 per particular person.

ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Siliguri (west Bengal) [india]

After an extended hole of two years, a personal bus operator with the assistance of North Bengal State Transport Corporation (NBSTC) began the Siliguri-Kakkarvitta-Kathmandu bus service on Wednesday afternoon.

The bus was inaugurated by state transport minister Firhad Hakim.

The bus will run frequently from Tenzing Norgay bus terminus at 2 pm, will cowl 615km and attain Kathmandu the following morning at round 7 am. The ticket is priced at Rs.1500 per particular person.

Speaking with ANI, Hakim stated, “I’m pleased in the present day that the service after an extended hole is being began by NBSTC. The tourism between North Bengal and Nepal could have a lift and undoubtedly, there can be increasingly more passengers in future. So that NBSTC will run increasingly more buses to entertain the passengers. Mr Hakim additionally stated that they’re ready for the NOC from the Bangladesh aspect to run the bus service from Siliguri to Dhaka, Bangladesh. They will begin as quickly as getting the permission”.

The passengers on the first-day journey stated, “It will scale back time and fare is reasonably priced.”

Anurag Agarwal, an Indian bus operator stated, the bus service will assist the individuals to journey to Nepal for vacationer, medical and non secular functions.

Bharat Timsihna, Nepal bus operator stated, we’re pleased to see the federal government has began the much-awaited bus service from West Bengal’s Siliguri. This will assist each the nations’ individuals. We have an excellent and wholesome relationship with India, however it will once more assist to spice up up.

This story has been printed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content. Only the headline has been modified.


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