West Bengal Transport Corporation Wbtc
News  /  Published 22.03.23

Plan for e-ferries on Hooghly, Garden Reach firm asked to design prototype

The zero-emission electric ferry will be powered by a 210 kWh liquid-cooled energy storage solution and have roof-mounted solar panels ...
By Anasuya Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.02.23

Running trams possible only on ‘4 or 5 routes’ in Kolkata

City roads too narrow to let trams run on all 25 routes as in June 2017, says West Bengal transport minister...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.22

Bengal to get electric, CNG buses

Presently, around 80 electric buses operate in eastern metropolis, which were acquired under capex model WBTC procured vehicles and has been operating these on its own...
By Amitava Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.22

Bengal to get EV charging stations

WBERC has set a tariff of Rs 6.98 per unit for EV charging stations throughout the year...
By PTI in Kolkata

News  /  Published 28.09.22

State tourism offers hop-on-hop-off buses, priority tourist puja pass & double decker ride

While two are specific to Durga Puja, the third, a hop-on-hop-off bus service, will operate around the year...
By Our Special Correspondent in Salt Lake


News  /  Published 16.09.22

Buses for visiting community and family Durga pujas in Kolkata

Tickets could be booked online on and from the transport department offices on RN Mukherjee Road and Ganesh Chandra Avenue...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 23.06.22

West Bengal government plans to phase out trams from congested areas of Kolkata

New trolley buses could be introduced where tram lines run through the middle of busy thoroughfares...

News  /  Published 26.05.22

1,200 electric buses to replace government fleet in two years

West Bengal to pay an amount every month to the companies which will run the buses, maintain them and arrange for drivers...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.04.22

Air-conditioned launch service on the Hooghly

Sagari is a 20-seat launch, operated by the West Bengal Transport Corporation...
By My Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 06.01.22

New ticket system for Sagar

With the new system, a pilgrim who buys a ticket will be automatically eligible to avail bus and vessel service with a return journey...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani


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