KATHMANDU, OCTOBER 5
The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) is preparing to open advance booking of tickets of public vehicles for the festive season from October 11. The department is preparing to open advance bookings for the festivals after holding needful discussions with the concerned stakeholders, said Loknath Bhusal, information officer of DoTM.
According to Bhusal, the number of passengers travelling via land is likely to decline this year, thus the department is preparing to open advance bookings for 600,000 passengers only. “Last year around two million passengers had travelled to their hometowns from Kathmandu valley. However, this year we have estimated that the number of passengers travelling out of the valley is likely to drop to 600,000,” he said, “So, we are reducing the num