MO BUS Shuttle from November 27 for World Cup Hockey

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Bhubaneswar: MO BUS World Cup Hockey shuttle service, by Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT) is all set to take off from November 27, for the 19 day Men’s World Cup Hockey, 2018. The shuttle service would be available on Janata Maidan – Kalinga Stadium – .FEST venue route from 3.00 PM in the afternoon to 11 pm at night. This will be given the Route no. 01 status, to indicate importance of this event for the city. This shuttle service would provide continuous bus service to Hockey enthusiasts, festival goers and tourists interested to connect with the World Cup at Kalinga Stadium, and Bhubaneswar City Festival .FEST, showcasing music, entertainment and culture. This will specially be of use for citizens, who will use Janata Maidan for purpose of parking of their vehicles.
As the euphoria of World Cup Hockey inaugural ceremony sets in, a fleet of MO BUSes will be in place for visitors to ride up to venue in time for the exclusive sports & culture extravaganza. These MO BUS Shuttle would provide services continuously on the shuttle route at every two minutes.
The tariff for the Non AC MO BUS Shuttle has been fixed at a flat fare of Rs. 15/- and for AC MO BUS Shuttle, at Rs. 30/-.
Free car and two-wheeler parking will be provided at Janata Maidan, for the entire duration of the World Cup Hockey and Bhubaneswar City Festival. People can park their vehicles, and proceed to MO BUS Shuttle boarding point for going to venues of Kalinga Stadium & Exhibition Ground.
For operating this service, CRUT will deploy a crew of 40 Bus Captains, 60 Bus Guides, and 30 supervisory staff.
In an encouraging development, MO BUS ridership crossed 30,000 recently.  It is expected that the International Hockey event coupled with the series of city based events, and integration of MO CYCLE stations with the existing Bus Queue Shelter (BQS), at key locations, will give a further boost to MO BUS ridership.

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