A new volvo bus service between Alipurduar and Kolkata via Coochbehar has been launched by the North Bengal Development Department, sources report.
The new service was officially inaugurated by the Chairman of North Bengal State Transport Corporation, Mihir Goswami, on Sunday evening.
MLA Sourabh Chakrobarty, Mudul Goswami and many officials of NBSTC also attended the inauguration ceremony. During the time, Mihir Goswami shared that five new volvo buses have been given to the transport corporation; from which one will cover the route from Alipurduar to Kolkata via Coochbehar in 13 hours.
The fares of the bus are Rs. 1550 from Alipurduar, Rs. 1500 from Coochbehar and Rs. 1200 from Siliguri. More buses will be introduced on the route in the near future.