Brand New Buses of Erode region-Part-1.

On our TNSTC’s recent inauguration, Erode region received 10 New buses.Here are four of them.

TN 33 N 3150 – Coimbatore to Erode.ERO-100.

TN 33 N 3152 – Erode to Rameshwaram.

TN 33 N 3155 -Coimbatore to Anthiyur.

TN 33 N 3156 – Coimbatore to Anthiyur.


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Buses back on roads.!!

Since the money which has to be stated to the TNSTC Employees, officials and pensioners was not provided, they were held up in strike since Sunday night.And after the long run of the strike, Tamil Nadu government at the end of nearly seven hours of long talks held in two rounds, Minister KA Sengottaiyan, P Thangamani and MR Vijayabhaskar and representatives of 11 workers unions signed an agreement.

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Brand new jeeps of TNSTC-CBE.

Comparing on the previous inauguration and the recent set of new buses without inauguration, the registrations which Coimbatore received was on last set ( TN 38 N 3125 ) and on present set ( TN 38 N 3128 ).When confirmed with officials, came to know that TN 38 N 3126 and TN 38 N 3127 were official jeeps of TNSTC-Coimbatore’s Coimbatore region.Here are the two brand new jeeps of TNSTC-CBE. Continue reading

Teeming coverage of Brand new buses in Route-Coimbatore to Karur.!

TNSTC-Coimbatore’s Coimbatore region fully replaced the old buses in Coimbatore to Karur stretchOld buses which ran in Coimbatore to Karur set was in TN 38 N 28**.And at present the replaced buses are fully in TN 38 N 314* serials.Informations of the new buses are provided here:-

TNSTC – Coimbatore.

Region – Coimbatore.

Branch –Uppilipalayam Depot.

Route – Coimbatore to Karur.

Via – Palladam, Kangeyam, Vellakovil.

Body built by – Cheran Engineering Corporation, Pollachi, TNSTC-Coimbatore.

Chasis –  Ashok Leyland.

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Brimful coverage of Brand new buses in Route-Coimbatore to Trichy.!

Recently TNSTC-Coimbatore’s Coimbatore region fully replaced the old buses in Coimbatore to Trichy stretch in 2 batches.First set of new buses were already shared here.Old buses which ran in Coimbatore to Trichy set was in TN 38 N 26** and TN 38 N 27**.And at present the replaced buses are fully in TN 38 N 31** serials.Informations of the new buses are provided here:-

TNSTC – Coimbatore.

Region – Coimbatore.

Branch – Ondipudur  Branch- 2.

Route – Coimbatore to Trichy.

Via – Palladam, Kangeyam, Vellakovil, Karur, Kulithalai.

Body built by – Cheran Engineering Corporation, Pollachi, TNSTC-Coimbatore.

Chasis –  Ashok Leyland.

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Up-to Date transferred buses from Erode region to Coimbatore region.

Due to lack of buses in Coimbatore region, in terms of conversion from Mofussil to town buses, Coimbatore region has borrowed 15 buses ( up to date ) from Erode region.CBE Region has replaced these buses in the place of TN 38 N 10** buses.Here is the replacement history of the buses. Continue reading

Prodigious clicks of brand New Coimbatore to Trichy buses.

Coimbatore region started to built the new buses and has been delivered from CHERAN ENGINEERING CORPORATION since yesterday.Here are the clicks of 2 brand new beauties who got delivered to Coimbatore Head Office today.Totally till date 5 buses have been delivered.




Buses alloted for : ONDIPUDUR DEPOT.



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City Bus touching 3 Districts

TN 55 N 0487 Alangudi – Gandharvakottai – Thuvakudi 

Pudukottai Region’ s townie, Route G6 of Alangudi branch plies in Alangudi (Pudukottai dist) – Gandharvakottai – Thuvakkudi (Trichy dist) via Ganapathipuram, Thatchankurichi, Sengipatti (Thanjavur Dist), Pudhukudi and Asoor touching three districts.

Pics & Info: Harishwar

TN 55 N 0487



Chennai – Tirunallar Service (Villupuram Region)

Villupuram Region has added a direct Chennai – Tirunallar Service for the benefit of pilgrims visiting Tirunallar. This is overnight service from Chennai. Pilgrims can use this service to visit Tirunallar at low cost.

Time at CMBT: 8.45 p.m.

TN-32-N-3873 Chennai – Tirunallar 1 TO 5 service of Puducherry Branch.

Stops Enoute: Pudhucherry, Cuddalore, Chidambaram and Karaikal.

Pics and info: Praj

TN 32 N 3873

Coimbatore – Arani New Route by SETC

Arani is a town and a municipality in Tiruvanamalai district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. The name comes from the word araneeyam which means a place surrounded by a forest. In olden days Arani was called Aranyam. Aar means Athi tree; such trees once covered the region. In the north of Arani, there was a river, the Kamandala Naga river. These trees and river looked like an ornament; hence the name Arani.

The town is well known for Rice and Silk in Tamil Nadu, Majority of the population in and around the town are depending on Agricultural and Weaving related occupation. The revenues of the town are the major contribution to the revenues of the district. There are more than 250 Rice mills with in the town limit and stands second in the state to produce rice next to Thanjavur region.

Arani is the 2nd largest town in the district after Thiruvannamalai. It is located about 38 kilometres (24 mi) from Vellore and 60 kilometres (37 mi) from Thiruvannamalai. The city is well connected through various well formed roads, the state highways SH-4 (Arcot – Arani – Gingee – Villupuram Road), SH-132 (Vellore – Arani Road),Arani-Tiruvannamali Road are the major roads connecting Arani. The nearest railway station is “Arani Road” located at Kalambur, which is 8 km from the town.

SETC has recently introduced a new route from Coimbatore to Arani. It is a rare route connecting a Tier II city with a town apart from District HQ or major city. The bus was captured around 4.35 p.m. at Salem CBS towards Coimbatore. It would help majorly the pax commuting to Tiruvannamalai (plus nearby towns) from Coimbatore to have a comfortable journey. At present quite a few 3×2 seater express services byt TNSTC is seving between Coimbatore and TVMalai. A pair of bus from Coimbatore SETC Branch has been deployed.

Pic: Prasanna & Krish

TN 01 N 9889


TN 01 AN 0408




Hinder Route # 68C of Coimbatore city resumed.

Route # 68C which was plying from Singanallur Bus Stand to Thudialur was stopped by Coimbatore region’s Ondipudur-1 Branch due to bus shortage as well as poor collection.TN 38 N 1980-A Leyland SLF was plying for this route earlier. Continue reading

TN 01 N 6032-Pamba operating S.E.T.C’s recovery van.

S.E.T.C operates Pamba to Chennai and to other districts during SABARIMALA Seasons.Good number of buses and well maintained buses will only be operated for the purpose of Bhaktha’s for the comfortable travelling convenience.Due to some minor faults , buses will used to get breakdown, during those times TN 01 N 6032 of S.E.T.C’s Shencottaih Branch recovery van which always used to get rested in Pamba during Sabarimala season’s gets the buses recovered from minor problems.Recently it got its face lifted.Here is the past and present pic of TN 01 N 6032. Continue reading

Pongal Special Buses Operation

A whopping 11270 special buses would be operated according to the State Department of Transportation for the Pongal festival on 11, 12 and 13th January 2017.

Press Release:

On the eve of Pongal festival special buses would ply from Chennai to various destinations across the state. 29 ticket counters opened for this purpose at Chennai Koyambedu. Special buses operated continuously for 3 days festival.

Temporary Bus Terminus:

For the convenience of passengers and to avoid congestion, temporary terminus at below points similar in  fashion to Diwali would be arranged.

  • Andhra bound buses would start from Anna Nagar West Terminus.
  • ECR bound buses would commence from Gandhi Nagar Bus Terminus, Adyar.
  • Thanjavur, Kumbakonam buses would start from Tambaram Sanatorium BS.
  • Vellore, Hosur and Dharmapuri bound buses would ply from Poonamallee.
  • All other destination like Trichy, Salem, Madurai, Coimbatore, Nellai, Nagercoil, Villupuram, Tiruvannamalai, Neyveli, Panruti and Kallakurichi bound buses would depart from CMBT (Koyambedu) as usual.


Udumalai-Tirupur 1 to 4 Service

TNSTC-CBE Non Stop Express Service

TNSTC-Tirupur Introduced 1 to 4 Non Stop bus service in Udumalai-Tirupur Route upon public Demand. 4 trips are available from both ends. Udumalai Depot operating this service with Same Ordinary fare. no extra charges. Hope, This service get good response soon. Travelled this service from Udumalai to Palladam recently. Maintained 70 and reached 50 mins from Udumalai. Continue reading