Bus Routes (MTC Chennai)

This section contains information about 2019 MTC Chennai Bus Routes. Detailed Information regarding origin, destination, schedule, stops, timing. We have also compiled information of stops, bus frequency, drivers, AC Bus Timing, conductors, stopping details, bus fare, Bus Pass, AC buses, fare, ticket cost(fare), first & last bus, timetable, and all other route & bus details.

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Example: Velachery Broadway will yield results of buses connecting the two bus stops.

MTC Chennai Operations

MTC Chennai operates about 3964 bus services each day. The services operated by MTC include Normal (White Board), Deluxe, Express, Air Conditioned, and Mini Buses. The Fares of MTC are among the lowest among State Transport Undertakings in India.

MTC operates buses in 5 types of Shifts. AM services are operated only during the morning shift. PM services are operated only post noon session. Peak Time services are operated only between 7 a.m – 11 a.m and between 4 p.m and 8 p.m. Many routes have nigh shift services. Mini buses are operated as feeder services connecting bus terminals and transit hubs to inner streets. All Day Shift Buses operate for 16 hours (This crew work every alternate day)

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MTC carries about 48 lakh passengers every single day. This is the largest public transit carrier in the City. They run a total of 550 lakh kilometers every single day. The average occupancy of MTC is 71%. The average age of buses in Chennai is about 8.6 which is unfortunately one of the highest in the country.

Awards and Accolades

MTC has won many awards over the years for best mileage among State Transport Undertakings.

MTC Organization Structure

MTC, Chennai is headed by a Managing Director(currently Mr Anbu Abraham). He reports to the board which is headed by the Chairman who is Ex-Officio Transport Secretary, Government of Tamilnadu (currently Mr J Radhakrishanan (IAS).