Mumbai: The BrihanMumbai Electricity Supply and Transport (BEST) has made notable changes in BEST bus route with effect from today. New bus stops have been added, with some alteration and extensions in routes for normal bus and special AC buses.
Yesterday, BEST also announced bus facility is started at night. If commuter misses the last local train they can enjoy the bus facility at midnight. With only few exceptions on routes, by and large does not have buses plying till or beyond midnight. The routes that have all night round buses plying traditionally have been only two. Now the BEST will start new routes for buses from midnight from Swami Narayan temple Dadar (East) to Gorai, Oshiwara, Mulund (West) and Koparkhairane.
Last year, BEST administration made changes in route and shut down the bus station. That time Shiv Sena and Congress has opposed to this decision and BEST taken their decision back. But today onwards the BUS route changes have been implemented.
New bus route
AC – A70 spl (Mantralaya to Mira Road station)
AC- AAS- 458 (Mulund depot to Charkop) via Ghodbunder road- Thane and Dahisar station road)
AC- AAS 503 (Wadala depot to Kolomboli, Rani Laxmi chowk- Sion, Deonar depot, CBD Belapur Junction road)
Route round cancel
AC- AA71 Mahim to Mira Road station (east) and AC no AAS 514 Mulund to Mind Space, Airoli has been cancelled due to shortage of passenger.
Corridor way No 6 special Electric house to Baba Saheb Ambedkar Udyan (Chembur) from going to north side Dr Mukherjee and Electric house round has been cancelled. Instead the round of bus from Dr Mukherjee to CAMA Hospital has now been extended till Mantralaya.
Only in peak hours morning and evening, from Mantralaya to Baba Saheb Ambedkar Udyan (Chembur) would be run.
AC – AAS 700 Borivali east to Thane station bus has been called and now you get this from Mulund depot- Mulund to Borivali station east.
AC – AAS 707 Seven Bunglows bus station to Swantantraveer Sawarkar Chowk, Bhayandar (east) to go from Santacruz to Swantantraveer Sawarkar Chowk, Bhayandar (east).
AC – AAS 2 Nehru planetarium to Mira Road station to go to Dahisar check naka to Mira Road station.
Traffic police too has made some changes in the rules at Priyadarshini chowk No 58, 59, 60, 85, 355, 357, 396 and 457 .
Only Sunday bus closed
Bus no 456 Shivsahi to Malvani depot and bus no 485 Ghatkopar to Malad depot and AAS 72 Rani Laxmibai chowk to Swarkar chowk would be run daily and there will be no service on this route on Sunday.
Extended rounds in city and suburb
Bus no AAS 458 (Mulund to Probodhankar Thackeray (Charkop) bus station towards Ghodbunder roads from Dahisar road)
AC no AAS 503 (Wadala depot to Kalomboli till Rani Laxmibai chowk to Sion, Deonar depot, CBD Belapur junction new route has started.
Bus no AAS 5 Bandra (east) bus station and Cadbury junction- Thane running bus will extended to Cadbury to Ghodbunder –Hiranandani Estate.
AC- AAS 422 Mulund (West) check naka and Agarkar chowk, Andheri (east) till Mulund was extended to Thane Cadbury junction.
AC- AAS 5 Bandra (east) bus station and Cadbury junction facility was extended to Ghodbunder- Hiranandani estate-Thane.
AC bus no 422 Mulund (west) check naka to Agarkar chowk, Andheri (east) is also extended to Cadbury junction, Thane.
AC- AAS 700 Borivali (east) to Thane (east) was extended to Mulund depot to Borivali (east).
AC- AAS 707 Seven Bunglows to Swantantraveer Sawarkar Chowk, Bhayandar (east) to go from Santacruz to Swantantraveer Sawarkar Chowk, Bhayandar (east).
AAS 2 Nehru Planetarium to Mira Road station to go to Dahisar check naka to Mira Road station.