The Punjab government has started integral air conditioned coaches from various district headquarters through PUNBUS, in the state of Punjab, to provide comfortable bus service to the general public. The Hon’ble chief minister, Punjab has very kindly consented to flag off the first air conditioned integral coach on 21.7.2006 at 10.00 AM from Amritsar circuit house.
Air conditioned buses will be equipped with PVC flooring , luxury seats, All way adjustable seats, mobile charging points on each seat , two number of TV(TFT with DVD), audio system with microphone and speaker , GPRS system (Black Box & software), carpet in the gangway. The conductor of the bus will be provided a mobile phone and electronic ticketing machine to issue the necessary tickets. The crew of the bus will be in white uniform.
The fair from Chandigarh , sector 17 bus stand to Amritsar and vice-versa will be Rs.300/-. The bus will start its regular operation from Chandigarh sector-43 bus stand at 17:20 Pm daily and will stop at Kharar , Ropar , Nawanshehar, Banga, Phagwara bye- pass, PAP restaurant on Jalandhar Bye-pass, beas and Amritsar . It will start its return journey at 5:40 Am the next morning from Amritsar main bus stand.