General Information about TNSTC (Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation)
Introduction to TNSTC
Full form of TNSTC is "Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation". TNSTC was found in the year 1972. Initially TNSTC was called as "Cholan Roadways Corporation Limited". Later "Cholan Roadways Corporation Limited" was renamed as "Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation", Kumbakonam (Division-I) Ltd, Kumbakonam on 01.07.97.
The second largest government bus transport corporation in India is nothing but "Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation". This TNSTC covers almost all the routes including the remote areas. The lowest bus fares in the country is also in th TNSTC buses only inspite of the huge hike in fuels.
In case of the school students, as they have to travel daily, they get a school pass freely to travel to their school daily. These school passes are free pass which is issued by our Tamilnadu government. All the TNSTC buses has a sign of "Thiruvalluvar" who is the famous tamil poet. This sign is not only present on TNSTC but also on other buses like MTC or SETC. TNSTC bus not only has the sign of our poet "Thiruvalluvar" but also the famous "Thirukkural" which is of two sentenced inside the bus. Currently we have six divisions in TNSTC. They are Villupuram, Kumbakonam, Salem, Coimbatore, Madurai, Tirunelveli.
Types of Buses with it's Facilities
TNSTC operates various classes of buses to meet the publics requirement.
General buses Information about TNSTC Buses
There are many general buses to meet the peoples requirement and to reach thier destination on time. They are mostly available for inter village routes.
TNSTC Video coaches/Super deluxe buses
These buses are operated between district headquarters and also to some of the places like tourist places and pilgrimage.
TNSTC Ultra Deluxe coaches
These buses are available from various important commercial centres like Chennai to Bangalore etc. These buses does not have AC. So, these buses are called as Non-AC luxury coaches of TNSTC. Inside the bus we have personal fans and lights for each seats.
TNSTC AC Video Coaches(Ashok LeyLand)Buses
These TNSTC video coach buses are operated from Chennai to other commercial centers. In these buses we have cushion seats along with personal adjustable AC vents and lights. During the journey publics are also provided with "Mineral water" for free. TNSTC Volvo A/c buses were introduced recently to meet the requirements of Cosmopolitan lifestyle in and around Chennai.
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