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Chennai will soon have a Common Ticket System for Local Buses and Suburban Trains


English: Chennai's new Volvo buses

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Soon Chennaiites will be able to travel in city buses and suburban rails with a common ticket. After a long lull, the state governmenthas set the Chennai unified metropolitan transport authority (CUMTA), an initiative to facilitate seamless commuting for Chennaiites, in motion. Among the functions of the CUMTA is the regulation of measures to integrate all public mass passenger transport modes through routing, scheduling and operating feeder services, besides running combined or common ticketing.

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Hop On Hop Off Buses to Mahabalipuram

Visitors to Chennai would like to visit Mamallapuram ( also known as Mahabalipuram). There are several tourist spots on the way to Mamallapuram on the East Coast Road (ECR). Tamilnadu Tourism Development Corporation provides hop on hop off buses with professional guide in each bus.
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