Dial-a-information now available in Chennai, India
If you are in Chennai (formerly Madras) in India and looking for information on bus, train or flight ticket availability, then just call +91-44-8695959595 or 044-8695959595 (from inside India).
A new initiative started recently, Routes is a new dial-up service in the city wherein callers can get their local travel queries answered free-of-cost.
Apart from information on Chennai city routes, bus numbers and local train timings, Routes will give details on timings, rates and seat availability of inter-city buses, trains and domestic flights.
While initial information on all city bus routes has been collated by field staff and from web sites, the company is in the process of tying-up with MTC, State Express Transport Corporation and even the city traffic police for updated news.
They expect to extend it to other cities in the next six months.
For bus ticket booking service, the firm claims to have tied up with 50 private bus operators in the city through five of its agents who can even deliver tickets home.