Warangal city is will soon get bus shelters similar to Hyderabad. Under ‘Smart City Mission’, a total of 162 smart bus shelters would be set up under the Greater Warangal Municipal Corporation (GWMC) limits soon.
Recently, the office of the GWMC has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) from interested persons for construction, operation, and maintenance of the bus shelters.
The proposed bus shelters would be built on the lines of the bus shelters that have come up in Hyderabad. “They will have digital screens about routes, bus numbers, timings and announcement of the buses with the air-conditioning facility. They will also have toilets at some select bus stations,” the official said.
The officials of the Town Planning department are identifying the sites for the construction of the modern bus shelters.
Meanwhile, TSRTC officials are also gearing to issue the RFP for the reconstruction of the Hanamkonda bus station as Rs 80 crore that was earmarked from the Smart City Mission.
The proposed bus station at Hanamkonda would have shopping area, movie screens and hotels in the upper portion of the bus station complex and there are should be at least 60 platforms. This ultra-modern bus station will come up in five acres of the land.