Chandigarh Transport Undertaking

Chandigarh Transport Undertaking (CTU) is the public transport unit of the Chandigarh administration in India. It is managed by the Home Secretary, who acts as transport secretary and director.[1] It operates a mixed fleet of AC, non AC, mini, midi, and Corona low floor buses. Almost all the buses have digital display and the routes, time of arrival, and stops of the buses can be found in the CTU Bus Guide app for Android phones.

Chandigarh Transport Undertaking
Company typePublic Sector Corporation under the Ministry of Transport, India
IndustryPublic Transport
Founded1 Nov 1966
Plot No. 701, Chandigarh Transport Undertaking, Industrial Area Phase I, Chandigarh, 160001
Area served
Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand and Delhi
Key people
Smt. Bhawna Garg, IAS, Secretary Transport
Sh. T.P.S Phoolka, PCS, Director Transport
ProductsBus transport, Services
Chandigarh Transport Undertaking's Corona HVAC Bus

History edit

Chandigarh Transport Undertaking came into existence on 01.11.1966 with a fleet of 30 buses, as a result of trifurcation of Punjab Roadways at the time of re-organisation of Punjab State.[2]

Fleet edit

CTU has 603buses, out of which 436 buses serve the Chandigarh region. The remaining 167 run on interstate routes covering Punjab, Himachal, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Delhi, Haryana and Jammu and Kashmir.

    SMS Based and IVRS system is installed for queries for estimated times of arrival of buses.
CTU bus
CTU's Tata Marcopolo Green Bus (Non-AC)

Chandigarh CTU Local Bus Routes and Timings

References edit

  1. ^ Introduction Archived 21 September 2014 at the Wayback Machine: Retrieved from website of CTU
  2. ^ "Chandigarh Transport Undertaking". Retrieved 2 August 2017.