Karnataka transport body adds 20 Volvo 9600 buses to their fleet

These coaches will be added to the 357 Volvo buses currently in service with KSRTC, India's largest Volvo coach operator. 

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Karnataka transport body adds 20 Volvo 9600 buses to their fleet

Volvo Buses India will be supplying 20 units of Volvo 9600 sleeper coaches to Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC), making it the first STU to add these luxurious buses to their fleet., the company said on Monday. 

Sixteen of these coaches will operate from Bangalore, with the remaining four from Mangalore. These coaches will be added to the 357 Volvo buses currently in service with KSRTC, India's largest Volvo coach operator. 

Akash Passey, President, Bus Division, VE Commercial Vehicles Limited, said, “We at Volvo Buses value our long standing relationship with KSRTC, which has over 350 buses serving all parts of Karnataka and providing world class bus transport to the people of Karnataka." We congratulate KSRTC for inducting 20 Volvo 9600 buses, which are the next step in luxurious bus travel with a high focus on passenger comfort and safety. "We look forward to our continued association with KSRTC in our home state of Karnataka.”

V. Anbukkumar IAS, Managing Director, KSRTC, said, “By adding the latest Volvo 9600 buses to our existing fleet, our endeavor is to provide a luxurious experience to our travelers without compromising on their comfort and safety." Equipped with best-in-class features and accompanied by exemplary after-sales service, these new buses are the right choice for us to upgrade the intercity travel experience of our citizens. "We look forward to our association with Volvo Buses in transforming public mobility and strengthening our long standing relationship.”

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