Bengal-Bihar to sign agreement over inter-state bus services

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Bengal-Bihar to sign agreement for bus
Kolkata, May 20: State Transport departments of West Bengal and Bihar will sign an agreement tomorrow to introduce new inter-state bus services, West Bengal transport minister Madan Mitra said today.

Around 1000 new buses in 46 routes from the state to Bihar will be introduced, Mitra said. "People who used to go to homes in Bihar or tourists travelling to the neighbouring state had to face lots of problems. Now they will get good bus services," the minister said.

Some of the new routes to be included are Kolkata to Purnia, Howrah to Patna and Muzzafarnagar, Malda to Sultanganj, Kolkata to Biharsharif, Gaya, Sasaram and Aurangabad, Mitra said.

PTI

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