Transport Minister Bikram Singh said on Tuesday that the state government has decided to operate inter-state bus services of Himachal Road Transport Corporation from October 14, 2020. Interstate bus services would ply on 25 routes in the first phase, in which Chandigarh, Pathankot, Baddi, Hoshiarpur, Ludhiana, Ambala, Haridwar, etc. have been included. Only non-AC buses would ply on interstate routes and night bus service has also been included in it.
He said that the state government has taken this decision in view of the upcoming Navratri and festive season. He said that people have been demanding to start interstate bus service. He said that soon interstate bus services would be plied in other states as well.