Bus services resume from Lahaul-Spiti to Leh-Ladakh after winter break | Automotive News

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After the partial reopening of the Manali-Leh highway to light motor vehicle traffic last month, bus services from Keylong in Lahaul district and Spiti in Leh resumed on May 15. This will facilitate direct movement of people from Delhi to Leh via Keylong as shown. by ANI. Services were interrupted on this route in Himachal Pradesh during winters. This morning Keylong Sub-Division Officer Priya Nagta reported the bus carrying 17 passengers as this year the snow cleared a month and a half earlier than usual.

Although traffic between the Manali and Leh highway was restored for light motor vehicles in April, two-wheeler, truck and bus traffic was not allowed as the road was deemed unsuitable for both -wheels and heavy-duty motor vehicles, an official said. To spread the word, ANI confirmed the resumption of bus services in its latest tweet. “Himachal Pradesh | Bus services are resuming from Keylong in Lahaul district and Spiti to Leh in Ladakh after being interrupted during the winters. This will facilitate direct movement of people from Delhi to Leh via Keylong,” the tweet read.

The bus is decided to facilitate the direct travel of people from Delhi to Leh via Keylong, in two shifts from Keylong to Leh and from Leh to Delhi. It will depart from Keylong, daily at 5 am to travel its 365 km to Leh, followed by a 1,026 km course from Leh to Delhi. In 2021, bus services started on July 1.

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The Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) has announced the price of the fare, for each passenger, from Keylong to Delhi at Rs 2,398 (Rs.658 from Keylong to Leh and Rs 1,740 from Leh to Delhi). The Keylong to Leh bus service has resumed service after an 8 month winter break.

(With ANI entries)

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