City Bus System

NMMC area is served by four bus transport agencies which operate services between Mumbai – NMMC area, with in NMMC area, Thane – NMMC area and surrounding area. These services are

  • Navi Mumbai Municipal Transport (NMMT)
  • Brihan Mumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST)
  • Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC)
  • Kalyan‐ Dombiwali Municipal Transport (KDMT)

NMMT undertaking has 475 buses catering to 3,00,000 passengers daily and operating on 77 routes.

Existing City Bus System

The existing city bus system is operated by Navi Mumbai Municipal Transport. NMMT operate the city buses within the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation area as well as outside the corporation area including Mumbai, Borivali, Bandra, Mantralaya, World Trade Center, Andheri, Mulund, Thane, Dombivali, Kalyan, Badalapur, Khargar Kalamboli, Panvel, Ulve Node, Karanjade, Koproli, and Uran.

Details of routes

At present, NMMT operates a total of 475 buses on 77 routes with some special services. The city bus services concludes that the total route length for all the services is 1895 km, the average length of all routes are approximate 26 km with maximum of 62 km and minimum of 3 km. The average headway for all routes is 15 minutes with maximum of 65 minutes and minimum of 7 to 10 minutes.

Types of buses in the system

City Bus System operates mainly 7 types of buses. The details for the same are given below:

1 Ashok Leyland – BS-II 055
2 2. Ashok Leyland – BS-III 025
3 Ashok Leyland (CNG) 143
4 Ashok Leyland – Low Flour 075
5 Tata 095
6 Volvo A/C (Diesel) 080
7 Volvo A/C (Hybrid) 002
  Total 475
Staff Position
Sr. No. Department No. of Employees
1 Administrative Dept. & Account Dept. (Establishment) 55
2 Traffic Dept.Officer & Supervisory Staff (TS, ATS, TI, ATI, Controller & others) 297
  Permanent Driver & Conductors 716
  Fixed Pay & Daily Wages Driver / Conductor 1590
3 Engineering Dept. 76
  Engineering Dept. Fixed Pay (Mech & Helpers) 101
  Total 2835
The existing details of NMMT
Sr. No. Item Nos  
1 No. of buses 475  
2 No. of depots 03+01 Proposed 1. Turbhe
2. Asudgaon
3. Ghansoli
4. Rabale (Proposed)
3 No. of routes 77 1. Turbhe 31
2. Asudgaon 26
3. Ghansoli 20
4 No. of passengers travelling in per day 3.00 Lac  
5 Distance travelled by buses per day, 1,23,228 kms  
6 Diesel consumed per day, litres
CNG consumed per day, litres
10,300 Kg
31,300 Lts
7 Revenue per day Rs.37 to Rs.40Lac  
8 Distance per bus per day, Kms travelled 260 to 275 Kms  

Last updated on : 13/09/2017 09:09