Chennai MTC have launched new AC Services after a gap of 1 year 6 months. The schedules of AC was first operated with low floor Volvo AC Buses. Presently the Volvo buses are scrapped due to old age and higher maintenance costs.
The new AC coaches are designed for city ride with elevated base like EAC coaches of TNSTC. The seating arrangements of the service will be 2*2 arrangement.
The schedules at present are operated in IT corridor and key places in the city. Don’t miss to watch the review video of the service.
The AC bus service at present doesn’t have doesn’t have daily bus passes. After many fleets are introduced in the service hope the Chennai MTC will launch daily passes as in BMTC.
The coach of the AC bus is manufactured at private bus manufacturing unit located at Karur in state of Tamilnadu. The chassis used for the coach building and engine housing is of Ashok Leyland.
At present the maximum fare fixed for the service is just Rs. 50 from Chennai Koyambedu Dr. MGR bus stand to Sholinganallur.