Bhubaneswar:29/11/19: Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT) has decided to drastically reduce AC bus fares for the coming two months and rationalise the fare structure. AC bus fare has been slashed up to 38%. The price of monthly passes has also been reduced. The new fares will come into effect from 1st December 2019.
In a press statement Ms. Dipti Mahapatro, General Manager, CRUT informed that the minimum AC bus fare will be Rs. 5 for the first two km which is Rs. 8 at the moment. At present the maximum fare of an AC bus trip is Rs. 100. This will be priced at Rs. 70 now.
She said that presently AC bus fares are 60% to 140% higher than the non-AC buses. With revised rates, the difference between fare of an AC and non-AC bus will be only about 30%. The decision to reduce the AC bus fares is taken to give Mo Bus riders a better experience and boost ridership during winters. The new fares will be applicable from 1st Dec. 2019 to 31st Jan. 2020.