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Services provided by the National Transport Corporation

Services provided by the National Transport Corporation


You are here Services provided by the National Transport Corporation

Daily on school days, Corporation operates 470 buses out of its fleet of 525 buses on 78 major routes (almost 35% of entire route network of the nation) spread throughout Mauritius in every direction.  Some 200,000 commuters daily patronize Corporation's services. 
 
During the last decade Corporation as the leader in transport sector introduced following customized services and novelties to the satisfaction of one and all. 
 
1.       SCHOOL SERVICES: 128 buses
 
Corporation provide 128 buses right to the premises of the school to perform exclusive school services both in the morning and afternoon.  Corporation also provides services at discounted rates to Mental Health and handicapped schools. 
 
2.       NIGHT SERVICE: 5 buses
 
Corporation is the only operator providing night services throughout the year up to midnight connecting five municipalities of Mauritius.  This service has encouraged night life and business activities during extended hours. 
 
3.       INDUSTRIAL SERVICE: 30 buses
 
Corporation provides some 30 buses to perform exclusive industrial services up to the premises of industries. 
 
4.       24 HOURS SERVICE
 
Corporation maintains non stop whole night 24 hours service during five days of the year to facilitate pilgrims going to Grand Bassin and Pere Laval.
 
Grand Bassin: Feb or March: services from all regions for five days before Maha Shivaratree - 50 buses. 
 
5.       HOSPITAL SERVICES
 
Hospital services are provided to Candos, ENT, Moka, SSRN, JNH, R.Belle and Poudre d"Or Hospital at regular interval and enforced during the visiting hours. 
 
6.       NAVETTE SERVICES: 6 buses
 
Corporation is the only operator providing a regular shuttle service between two major termini of the capital city Port Louis.
 
7.       SHUTTLE SERVICE
 
Such services are provided between:
(1) Q. Bornes and Sodnac  2 buses
(2) La Louise and Shoprite  1 bus
(3) La Caverne - Vacoas 1 bus
(4) Hollyrood - Vacoas  2 buses
(5) Bois Cherie - La Flora - JNH  1 bus
(6) Q. Bornes - Camp Levieux  2 buses
8.       MARKET DAY SERVICE
 
Corporation provides market day service from Curepipe to Vacoas, Cpe to Q. Bornes, Bois Cherie to Rose Belle, Riviere des Galets to Chemin Grenier.
 
9.       ONE MAN OPERATION SERVICE: 7 drivers - 7 buses
 
OMO service is given in different regions of NTC route network.  Corporation also provides OMO on private hire.
 
10.     CATHEDRALE SERVICE: 19 buses
 
Corporation provides services to the proximity of offices located in the city center thus facilitating passengers to save time by providing 19 buses up to Cathedral from Plaines Wilhems areas.
 
11.     BLUE LINE SERVICE: 8 BUSES
 
Corporation provides up market air conditioned coach service up to John Kennedy Street, Port Louis near Air Mauritius Tower exclusively for executives at a premium price.  This prestige service is like by one and all.
 
12.     PARK AND RIDE SERVICE: 2 buses
 
Corporation is the first one to provide Park & Ride Service at Shoprite.
 
13.     SOCIAL SERVICES: 17 buses
 
Corporation is the major player among all bus operators, providing the largest social service (below cost price) connecting main economic activities to far flung isolated and underdeveloped areas at tapering tariff namely its service on Rte 197 Chemin Grenier to P. Louis at only Rs.21 compared to the tariff to Chemin Grenier to Curepipe is Rs.20 (A report on social services is being forwarded herewith).
 
Private Hiring 
 
For your reservation and other details please contact us at: 
 
NTC TRAVEL CENTRE 427 1711
  REMY OLLIER DEPOT 426 3936
  LA TOUR KOENIG DEPOT 234 1703
  RIVIERE DU REMPART DEPOT 412 7554
  FOREST SIDE DEPOT                       664 5422
SOUILLAC DEPOT 625 5603
  CENTRAL CONTROL UNIT 427 4131 - 424 7981
BLUE LINE SERVICE
 
VACOAS-Q. BORNES-MOTORWAY-J. KENNEDY STR (P-LOUIS)
 
Departure from: Vacoas : 07h00, 07h30, 08h00, 08h30,.......till 17h00.
 
Every 00 and 30 minutes past each hour. 
 
Departure from: J. Kennedy: 07h45, 08h15, 08h45, 09h15.......till 1800 
 
Tariff: Rs 3.00 additional to normal tariff 
 
PARK AND RIDE SERVICE
 
Morning Departure:    Parking Shoprite @ 08h00
 
Afternoon Departure:  John Kennedy Street @ 16h20 and 16h40.
 
BENEFITS OF THE PARK AND RIDE SERVICE
 
Saving on parking fees, fuel and tires consumption.
 
Less driving Km for your car.
 
Reduce car-servicing frequency.
 
Less tiresome 
 
The Park & Ride service ensures you a pleasurable and hassle free trip to your workplace.
 
RETREADING
 
The Corporation operates a Retread Plant and cures around 800/900 tyres monthly.  We also sell retreat tyres and have been supplying parastatal bodies like DWC, CWA and other private operators.
 
Tyres retreated at the Retread plant:
Size
11.00 x 20
10.00 x 20
9.00 x 20
8.25 x 20
7.50 x 20
7.50 x 16
 
Contact person - Mr. A. Reekhaye
 
Tel: 664-5278
 
ADVERTISING
 
We use three concepts for advertisement on buses now:
  1. Affibus - Rear of bus advertisement in frame of 84" x 22"
  2. Look - Rear of bus advertisement in frame of 91" x 41"
  3. Magic look - Coating of bus on two panels Right-hand, Left-hand and rear with vinyl sheets.
  4.  
LA TOUR KOENIG DEPOT
 
Situated at Pointe Aux Sables.
 
Depot Manager : A.K. PANDAY
 
Fleet at depot 86 buses
 
Contact Person (Phone No): 2341703, 2341724
 
FOREST SIDE DEPOT
 
Depot Manager : R. Brizmohun
Telephone Numbers:
Depot - 664 5122, 664 5427
Retread - 665 5278
Fax - 664 5439
Bus Stands
Ian Pallach North           676 2370 (Bus Terminus Curepipe North)
 
Ian Pallach South          670 3224 (Bus Terminus Curepipe South)
 
Remy Ollier Depot
 
Remy Ollier Avenue
 
Vacoas
 
Depot Manager: Pratab Dev Udhin
 
Tel: 425 15 03, 427 35 54
 
Fax: 4261503
 
Hot Line: 426 4000
 
Central Cordination Unit
 
Tel: 4247981, 4274131