Vehicles

One of BMTC’s Vestibuled Road Trains

One of BMTC’s many vestibuled buses, known as “Road Trains” in local Bangalore parlance. Vestibuled buses operate on high density routes like the Ring Road and Hosur Road. The one pictured here is running 500A from Banashankari to Hebbal on the Ring Road, seen at BTM Jayadeva Stop. These underpowered, aesthetically unpleasant and beat up Tata buses wheeze and sneeze ...

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BMTC Red Volvo 8400 Full Length!

One of BMTC’s Red Volvo 8400s seen at the Manipal Hospital Junction on Old Airport Road running the Kadugodi – Majestic 335E service. The bus is from a new batch identified by a black panel on the front. The full length shot was composed with some difficulty though.The Leela Palace Hotel can be seen in the background. Facebook Twitter Google+ ...

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TP 5 ex-Super Deluxe Air Bus of KSRTC

KSRTC’s TP5 Ordinary running from somewhere on the MC Road to Kottayam Collectorate. TP5 is one of KSRTC’s old warhorses and was the superstar of KSRTC when she was inducted into service in 2004 as only the very second Super Deluxe Air Bus of the corporation. TP5 was of Kottayam depot and ran the most prestigious Kottayam – Bangalore service. ...

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BMTC Vayu Vajra Volvo 8400 Running 335E

One among BMTC’s new batch of brand new Volvo 8400s running as the Majestic – Kadugodi 335E service seen at Rajeshwari Theater bus stop, Old Airport Road. Green colored Volvos are usually used as Airport services branded “Vayu Vajra” while red colored buses are used for city services. This Vayu Vajra, however, seems to be on special service. Facebook Twitter ...

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KPN Volvo 9400 Multi Axle to Chennai

One of many KPN Travels India Ltd’s Multi-Axle Volvo 9400s (B9R) on its way to Chennai from Bangalore getting ready to depart as seen at Bommanahalli, Hosur Road, Bangalore. The mighty Volvo will complete the 350 km Bangalore – Chennai stretch in 4 and a half hours. The Hosur Road – Electronic City Elevated highway can be seen in the ...

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Interiors of BMTC’s Corona Skypak AC City Bus

The interiors of a Corona Skypak city bus plying in Bangalore, India The buses are low-floor, air conditioned and rear engined, but still have one flat level and are not multiple-leveled like the Volvos. The interiors are spacious, airy and bright, the bus seems to be larger than the Volvo 8400s. However when it comes to power and comfort, the ...

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