Special Correspondent

ONGOLE: Prakasam region of Andhra Pradesh Road Transport Corporation would run 295 special buses from all the depots in the district to nearest Shiva shrines on the occasion of Maha Sivartri on March 6. Speaking to newspersons here on Monday, Regional Manager R Rama Rao said most of the buses would run as shuttle services for two days from 5 pm on March 5. Special buses would be run from Ongole to Srisailam, Kotappakonda and Madanur, from Addanki to Kotappakonda, from Chirala to Kotappakonda, from Kandukur to Mogilicharla, Narsingole, Mannetikota, from Giddalur to Mahanandi, Srisailam, Brahmamgari Matham and Jyothi, from Kanigiri to Bhairavakona and Kovilampadu, from Podili to Srisailam and Ramatheertham and from Markapur to Srisailam. Senior officers have been posted to monitor movement of special services and ensure smooth flow of traffic, he said.