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Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport
Corporation
Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation
(UPSRTC) is a public sector passenger road transport
corporation based in Uttar Pradesh, India operating intrastate and interstate bus services.

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425.7 million kilometers.During the VII five-year plan
emphasis was placed on strengthening the fleet of the corporation. By the end of the plan period the fleet had
risen to 8161 buses from the initial strength of 6198. By
1989-90, the Corporation operated 2525 routes covering
648.6 million kilometers and carrying 471.2 million passengers.During the VIII five-year plan 2722 buses were
replaced with new buses however 3142 buses were auctioned and the fleet at the end of 1996-97 became 7463
buses.During the IX five-year plan 2427 buses were replaced and 3785 buses were auctioned, At the end of
2001-02 the Corporation had 6105 buses.In the Xth fiveyear plan 5274 buses were inducted and 4818 buses were
removed from fleet. At the end of 2006-07 the Corporation had 6561 buses apart from 784 hired buses operated under its control.In the XIth five-year plan 4518
buses were inducted and 4189 buses were removed from
fleet. At the end of 2011-12 the Corporation had 6890
buses apart from 1763 hired buses operated under its control.The Corporation has been reconstituted on 30 Oct
2003 with the services in the state of Uttarakhand forming a separate corporation.

History

Barabanki UPSRTC (Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation) Bus Station.

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Passenger road transport services in the state of U.P.
started on 15 May 1947 with the operation of bus service on the Lucknow - Barabanki route by the erstwhile
U.P. Government Roadways.[1] At the time of establishment of the Corporation it had a fleet of 4253 buses which
were operating on 1123 routes. The corporation’s earned
kilometers operated at that time were 228.8 million kilometers. While the total number of passengers carried by
its buses totaled 251.3 million.By the end of the decade
the fleet of the corporation had attained a strength of 5679
buses, the operations had increased to 1782 routes. As a
result of this increase in operations, the earned kilometers
totaled about 395.3 million kilometers, while the total
numbers of passengers carried totaled over 449.1 million.
During the IV five-year plan, the erstwhile UP Government Roadways was renamed as 'Uttar Pradesh State
Road Transport Corporation' (UPSRTC) on 1 June
1972 under the provisions of the Road Transport Act,
1950.The end of the VI five-year plan saw a further increase in all operational parameters being achieved by the
corporation. With the increase in fleet strength of 6198
buses, the earned kilometers of the corporation rose to

UPSRTC Logo

The corporate office of the corporation is situated at Lucknow.For efficient functioning the corporation has been
divided into 20 regions of which 1 region operates urban & sub-urban services. Each region has a regional
workshop where major repair and maintenance work as
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TYPES OF BUSES

well as assembly reconditioning work is performed.Each
region has been further divided into operational units
called depots. The total number of depots in the corporation is 116, including car-section. Each depot has
a depot workshop attached to it to provide supportive
maintenance facilities. For heavy maintenance and repair
of vehicles, reconditioning of major assemblies, renovation of buses and construction of bodies on new chassis,
two Central workshops have been established in Kanpur:
Central Workshop, Rawatpur and Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Workshop, Allen Forest.Eight tyre retreading plants
are established at Agra, Lucknow, Gorakhpur, Ghaziabad, Bareilly, Kanpur, Saharanpur, Allahabad, Moradabad and Etawah to provide in-house tyre retreading facil- UPSRTC Bus Service in Daryaoganj
ities.For repairs and maintenance of staff cars belonging
to the State Government and the Corporation, a separate
unit named Car Section is established in Lucknow.For
imparting training to drivers and technical staff, a Training School is established in Kanpur. The state transport
department is also introducing Intelligent Transport Management System(ITMS) with a cost of Rs 38.28 crore of
which 50 per cent is a grant from the Centre and remaining 50 per cent would be from private participation. With
the implementation of ITMS, the entire transport department in the state would go online

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Organisations

U.P.S.R.T.C. is headquartered at Lucknow and has 20
regions operating out of 116 depots .

Bus Terminal, Rath

5 Types of buses
• JANTA
Operates as shuttle service between district headquarters
and nearby towns / villages / tehsils. Caters to rural and
economy conscious traffic. USP - Reduced fares (around
70% of fare of ordinary services) are charged.
• MINI
Operates as shuttle service between district headquarters
and nearby towns / villages / tehsils. Caters to rural and
time conscious traffic. USP - Has 32 seats, gets filled up
fast and reaches destination faster.

NH-2 a UPSRTC bus

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Fleet

• ORDINARY
New comfortable buses, operate between various districts
Caters to the general traffic. USP - Ordinary fares are
charged.

• GOLD LINE
UPSRTC operates a fleet of around 9600 Buses primarily
manufactured by Ashok Leyland. Some TATA and Volvo New, more comfortable and point to point services. Opbuses are also in service.
erates between different districts as direct services. USP

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- Starts at right time from starting station and again start
at right time for return journey to starting station. Caters
to comfort and time conscious traffic.
• SLEEPER
New, comfortable and non AC Sleeper services for long
routes. Operates between different long distance destinations. USP - Has 28 seats on lower tier and 15 berths on
upper tier.
• A.C.
New, very comfortable, AC and point to point services.
Operates between different districts as direct services.
USP - Caters to comfort and time conscious traffic.
• PLATINUM LINE
Spacious and comfortable 2*2 A/c volvo buses for ease
and comfort during journey.45 seater,spacious, State of
Art Volvo Buses with great comfort services between all
districts headquarters and major routes.
• ROYAL CRUISER
Royal Cruiser is a high end bus which is Worldclass, affordable, safe, pleasant, and secure for tours and transportations
• CITY BUS SERVICE
Operates
CNG
city
bus
all
under
JNNURM
in
8
cities
in
Lucknow,Kanpur,Agra,Varanasi,Allahabad,Meerut,Noida,Mathura.

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See also
• Lucknow Mahanagar Parivahan Sewa
• Lucknow Upnagariya Parivahan Sewa

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References

[1] UPSRTC History

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External links
• Official website of UPSRTC
• Recruitment of UPSRTC

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9 TEXT AND IMAGE SOURCES, CONTRIBUTORS, AND LICENSES

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Text and image sources, contributors, and licenses

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• Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uttar_Pradesh_State_Road_Transport_
Corporation?oldid=689786779 Contributors: Darkwind, Woohookitty, Bhadani, Bgwhite, Rsrikanth05, SmackBot, Hmains, Shyamsunder, Iridescent, Ekabhishek, Faizhaider, CommonsDelinker, Coolguyche17, SpigotMap, GDibyendu, AnomieBOT, Felyza, Omnipaedista,
Urprakhar, Brijwasi, Diannaa, Nawab incredible, Nitish.game, BG19bot, 25 Cents FC, Raulcaeser, Wiki.Gunjan, AusLondonder and
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Images

• File:Barabanki_UPSRTC_Bus_Station.jpg Source: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/81/Barabanki_UPSRTC_
Bus_Station.jpg License: CC BY-SA 3.0 Contributors: Picture taken by Faizhaider, using LG KP119 (Dynamite) phone. Original artist:
Faizhaider at English Wikipedia
• File:Bus_terminal_rath.jpg Source: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/39/Bus_terminal_rath.jpg License: CC BYSA 3.0 Contributors: Own work Original artist: Imsrd
• File:Nationalhighway_2.jpg Source: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/96/Nationalhighway_2.jpg License: CC BYSA 3.0 Contributors: self taken Original artist: Raulcaeser
• File:UPRTC_Bus_Service_in_Daryaoganj.jpg Source:
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/50/UPRTC_Bus_
Service_in_Daryaoganj.jpg License: CC BY-SA 3.0 Contributors: Own work Original artist: Rahuldro
• File:UPSRTC_Logo.jpg Source: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/66/UPSRTC_Logo.jpg License: CC BY-SA 3.0
Contributors: Own work Original artist: 25 Cents FC

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