BEST launches Hybrid AC bus from Lokhandwala

The resident of Lokhandwala complex and surrounding areas has reason to cheer. Now they will be able to travel from Lokhandwala circle to Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) in state-of-the-art Hybrid air-conditioned buses. The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport undertaking (BEST) has started new route from Lokhandwala to BKC. The cost of each bus is around Rs 1.61 crore.

 

The long-awaited hybrid-electric AC bus service from Lokhandwala was inaugurated by Yogiraj Dabhadkar, K / West Ward Committee Chairman and BJP Corporator from ward No. 60, on June 18th, 2018. The inauguration ceremony was held at Lokhandwala Circle.Ranjana Patil, corporator from ward No. 63 alonngwith other dignitaries, BEST officials, BJP workers and large number of locals were present at inauguration ceremony.

Bus Route: 

Lokhandwala circle, 4 bungalows, Indian oil nagar, Esic Nagar, JVPD bus stn, Cooper hospital, Mithibai college, Santacruz depot, Santacruz station, Khar stn, Peer Mohammed Chowk, Kala nagar, MMRDA Family court, RBI, I.T office, Tata Colony, Bharat nagar, ICICI bank, Diamond market, Citibank and BKC telephone exchange. The buses will be plying on all days except Sunday and holidays.

Timing- Morning: 08.15 and 08.45 from Lokhandwala circle.

Timing- Evening: 07.55 pm and 08.15 pm from BKC.

 

Author : Sitaram Mewati - Award Winning Journalist

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