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Public Transport in Ludhiana

The super city of Ludhiana can be accessible easily by means of air or rail or by road for the pother major pockets of India. The tourists’ places in India have taken a generous step to mitigate the headache regarding the issue by arranging any types transport for the general public and ensures a comfortable journey not only to Ludhiana but also in and around Ludhiana. The most popular modes of transportations are cars, taxis, auto-rickshaws, bicycle and motorbikes. Those who can afford the journey for themselves basically hire taxis. This is comparatively a costly mode of transportation. Auto rickshaw is another very quick and good mode of transportation in Ludhiana.

Effective public transport is the need of every metropolitan city. The concept of public transport is quite old in the city of Ludhiana, but has generally not met with any reasonable success so far. In Ludhiana the concept of city transport started with operation of buses by Punjab Roadways, which were later shifted to the MC in the year 1977 along with G. M. transport, drivers and 36 no of buses with passenger capacity of 52 persons. However, over a period of time these buses were grounded and the services withdrawn. Presently the system is again being run the state transport, which has given the city bus service on contract to the private transporters. As there are more than sufficient three wheelers and cycle rickshaws plying of, busses are again not profitable in the inner city. However these are functioning successfully on long routes at a distance of 20 kms from the bus stand.

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