Nine new routes for public vehicles

Himalayan News Service

Kathmandu, January 7:

The government today issued nine more routes, mainly outside the Ring Road, in order to provide public with easy access to transportation in the capital. According to the recent decision of Traspaortation Management Committee (TMC), the valley will have new routes. Public vehicles from Chabahil will go to Sankhu, Sundarijal, Mulpani, Gothatar, Mahankal, Arubari, Gokarneshowr Temple and Mulpani.

More buses will leave from Koteshwor to Pepsikola, Kadaghari, Gothatar, Sanothimi, Lokanthali, Sipadole, Duwakot, Balkot and Biruwa. Similarly, buses from Maharajgunj will leave for Budhanilkantha, Dhumbarahi and Basundhara. From Basundhara, the bueses will ply for Dhapasi, Tokha and Chandeshowri, Khadga Bhadrakali and Golphutar. New routes have also been identified for Balaju, Dharmasthali and Kabresthali. Vehicles will leave from Tokha to Jhor and Mahakal and from Swayambhu to Sitapaila and Sano Bharyang.

Kalanki will also have vehicles for Purano Naikap, Khadga Gaon, Dhungeadda, Naya Naikap and Syuchatar. There will be vehicles from Matatirtha to Machhegaon, from Godam Chekpost to Naikap and Kalanki, and from Dahachok to Balambu and Gairidhara. From Balkhu sepeate vehicles will leave for Kirtipur and Balkhu Chobhar. New routes from Satdobato to Chapagaon, Lele and Bhattedanda and Godavari will be developed. Ekantakuna will have a station from where vehicles will leave for Bhaisepati, Bungamati and Chhampi. There will also be vehicles from Gwarko to Lubhu, Dhungin, Lakuri Bhanjyang and Sisneri.

Chairman of the Traspaortation Management Committee (TMC), Sthaneshwor Devkota, said that the committee has denied new routes inside the Ring Road and probhibited new vechiles from entering Ratna Park, to lessen vehicular pressure inside the core of the city.