Mumbai: Bombay Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) will deploy extra buses to operate more frequencies on select routes, from afternoon November 6 to November 7 morning, to facilitate devotees performing the Chhat Pooja. On November 6, a total of 16 extra buses will be pressed into service while six additional buses will ply on November 7. These buses will operate additional frequencies on route numbers: 253, 256, 203, 231 and 339.
A BEST press release said, the extra buses will help cater to the high demand from passengers traveling to Juhu Beach, Juhu Bus Depot, Santa Cruz Railway Station (West), Ganesh Ghat-Powai and Gorai Creek. BEST will deploy more staff at bus stations and stops where these routes operate to facilitate passengers. “ BEST wishes all devotees a happy Chhat Pooja. We call upon all celebrants to utilize these extra buses for their passengers,” the release added.