Karantaka RTC have introduced Volvo Bus Service from Mangalore to Kasargod targeting the professionals and students.
The service is launched on November 2018, during the time of launch the passengers were also provided with two side pass at Rs.130 and regular fare per adult passenger is Rs.75.
The major reason to stop the operations of fleet is due to higher expenditure and lesser return. The volvo buses have a mileage of 2 km to 3km depending on road and traffic conditions while as normal express buses have mileage of 5 to 6 kilometres.
The cost incurred to run one kilometre is Rs.40 while the ticket collection is only Rs.18.
The total distance for the trip is 50 kilometres covered in 1 hour. The regular bus services between Kasargod ad Managalore is operational at Rs.56.