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Travel free on MTC buses for four days

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MTC buses would be operated free for the travelling public from December 5 to 8.

Considering the number of displaced people in the city, the government has announced that passengers can travel in MTC buses free of cost for four days, beginning Saturday (December 5).

According to an official release, normality was returning gradually to the flood-affected districts of Chennai, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur and people different places. Therefore, the MTC buses would be operated free of cost for the travelling public from December 5 to 8.

The Corporation’s fleet has suffered an extensive damage due to the buses getting submerged. Many buses that reached remote corners in the far-flung and extended suburbs did not return to their respective depots, officials said.



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NDRF helpline number: 011—24363260, 09711077372.

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