Families of the Nepal Army climb on a bus en route to Dhangadhi from the Army Headquarters, Bhadrakali on Tuesday, October 04, 2016. Photo Courtesy: Nepal Army
Kathmandu, October 4, 2016:Â Nepal Army has started free bus services for Nepal Army personnel, their families and members of the public on the occasion of Dashain festival from Tuesday.
NA has decided to operate buses on long routes to give respite to the Nepal Army personnel compelled to travel in packed public vehicles during the festival.
The buses will run from Kathmandu to Itahari, Hetaunda, Dolakha, Ramechhap, Chautara, Trishuli, Dhading, Butuwal, Pokhara, Dhangadhi and Narayangadh from October 4 to 9.
At most, four persons for each staffer of the army can benefit from the services.
The buses would depart at 6 am every morning.
Similarly, Nepal Army has also announced to start three-day free bus services inside the Kathmandu Valley for the army and members of the general public.
Keeping in mind the decreasing number of public vehicles, the buses would be operated in eight different routes from October 10 to 12.
The 30-seat buses would be departed at 6 am, 11 am and 4 pm from Bhadrakali.
Further information regarding the routes would be announced soon.