Bengaluru: Karnataka RTC has announced 47 special services from Kerala to Bengaluru after the Vishu-Easter holidays. Special buses will run on April 17 and 18.
There will be nine services from Kannur and 13 from Ernakulam. Also, seven services from Kottayam, six from Kozhikode and nine from Thrissur will be available. Reservation of special buses has started. As many Malayalee travellers return on Sundays after the Easter holidays, tickets on those days are sold out very quickly. Karnataka RTC officials said that more special services will be announced as the tickets run out.
Kerala RTC will also ply from Kerala to Bengaluru on April 16, 17 and 18. Due to the increasing number of bookings, a special train will also run from Thiruvananthapuram to Bengaluru on April 17. It will be called Mysore-Thiruvananthapuram Festival Special (06249/06250). The train will leave Mysore at 4.55 pm on April 17 and reach Mysore at 3.30 pm the next day.
April 17: Kannur-Bengaluru (Night 9.14, 9.28, 9.40, 10.03, 10.13-Airavat, 8.50, 8.52, 8.54, 9.27-Rajahamsa).
- Ernakulam- Bengaluru (Night 7.12, 7.45 -AC. Sleeper, 7.10, 8.04, 8.08, 8.20, 8.28, 8.36, 8.40, 8.46-Airavat, 9.03, 7.09, 7.30- Rajahamsa).
April 18: Kottayam-Bengaluru (evening 5.59, 8.46- Airavat).
- Thrissur-Bengaluru (Night 9.41-Airavat).