Saturday, 18 July 2015

Brihanmumbai Electric Supply & Transport (BEST) Service In Mumbai


The public transport service in mumbai is called "BEST" (Brihanmumbai Electric and Transport Service), BEST is a large number of bus services in the Mumbai metropolitan area, and these buses are called best or best bus in mumbai. It also operates outside city limits into neighbouring Navi Mumbai, Thane and Mira-Bhayandar and also operates a ferry service in the northern side of the city. BEST company was started as an electric supply company which then branched out to provide bus and ferry services.
      B.E.S.T. Company Limited had been established in England under the Companies Act. BEST registered office was in London and because of that the company had to pay income-tax to the British Exchequer on the profits it earned in India. When the company was registered in Mumbai, it had to pay a similar tax in India. Because of this the board of director closed the company in London and setup the new company in mumbai to avoid double taxation. B.E.S.T Company provide single, double Decker buses and  Air Conditioned Kinglong buses for public transport in mumbai.
      Navi Mumbai Municipal Transport (NMMT) Bus service is operated under Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation. It provide Buses to the entire Navi Mumbai City and certain part to Mumbai. NMMT Bus service is operating in Navi Mumbai since 1996. Within the next six months, The entire system of NMMT will be linked by GPRS and wifi, where available. The new buses are technologically advanced and The information system will be interlinked to NMMT bus stops as well. It means that information about arrival of the buses, where it is on its route and the traffic will be displayed at the bus stop on the led screen.
       KDMT (Kalyan Dombivali Municipal Transport) is a public transport company like BEST or NMMT and it runs under Kalyan Dombivali Municipal Corporation. KDMT service provide the public transport for twin cities of Kalyan and Dombivali and in the villages around. It offers overnight routes to various destinations. The KDMT buses are Eco-friendly because it runs on CNG (Compressed Natural Gas). All buses are Display their route number and its corresponding destination on led screen.
      The next is T.M.T (Thane Municipal Transport) Thane Municipal Corporation started It's own public transport service on 9 February 1989, T.M.T operates a large numbers of bus line in Thane Metropolitan Area. This service provide public transport to entire Thane City and TMT is the major bus service provider in thane. The Biggest TMT bus depot is at Wagle Estate in Thane.
      MTDC (Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation) is provide buses for tourist in mumbai and some other part in maharashtra. MTDC provide open deck bus for tourist in mumbai from Gatway of India and The bus ride is every saturday and sunday from 7 pm to 8 pm and 8:15 pm to 9:15 pm. The bus color is blue with the deck open and has maroon cushioned seats, and the Seat numbers are mentioned on the tickets and seats are allotted accordingly. bus driver and cleaner ensure that the mike for the guide is in working condition with a sound test. The tour guide is specially appointed by MTDC to make your journey more entertaining and enjoyable.....

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