Staff Reporter

CHENNAI: The Metropolitan Transport Corporation added two new services on Monday.

One of them, `M53S,' will connect Thandurai and the Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus in Koyambedu and `M54V' Poonamallee and Veppampattu.

A release issued by the MTC said Transport Minister K. N. Nehru flagged off the services with two new buses at the Poonamallee Bus Terminus.

Fisheries Minister K. P. P. Samy and other elected representatives from Poonamallee were present.

The `M53S' service will operate along Koyambedu Market, Nerkunram, Maduravoyal, Vellappanchavadi, Thiruverkadu, Sundaracholavaram, Paruthipattu, Kannampalayam, Ayilcheri, Aannaikatucheri and Thandurai.

The `M54V' service will operate along Thirumazhisai, Vellavedu, Puduchatiram, Periya Kottamedu, Perumalpattu and Veppampattu.

The release said these were the first services to be operated in the region, covering villages hitherto not reached.