vTel Details launches ‘routes’ a travel direction service For Chennai & Tamilnadu Residents

Chennai’s first-ever transport information service provider, Routes will do the entire math behind city travel and convert it into easily understood, precise information that is just a phone call away.
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Aug. 1, 2012 - PRLog -- Chennai, July 31, 2012:  Chennai based startup, vTel Details, owned by young entrepreneurs, Ashwin Kumar and Bharat Somani, today announced the launch of brand “routes”, a travel service for the city’s and state’s residents. This exclusive and constantly updated service is the first of its kind in India that provides information on directions, different routes, traffic density besides bus and train ticketing details.  Chief Guest, Hon’ble Mayor Mr. Saidai Duraisamy launched the service in the gracious presence of Mr. S Rajendran, Additional Director General of Police, State Traffic Planning and Mr. Mohan, Managing Director, State Express Transport Corporation. Residents/Commuters using public transport can call on
86 95 95 95 95 to get the required information in the travel and commuting space.
Routes will provide to its callers, who are seeking for information on the bus and train services the required inputs that are current and in real time.  While, similar information is available on the web, albeit many being wrong or outdated, are not totally utilized with only 48 million logging on to the internet at least once in a day, compared to a whopping 900 million mobile phone users in the country. ‘routes’ successfully launched its pilot project in the city and are encouraged with the positive feedback from users.  The service has begun in Chennai and will soon expand its operations to other cities across Tamil Nadu. Additional features have been added to the pilot project tweaking the menu further to offer inter-city information (to and from any city in Tamil Nadu) on ticket availability, seating and fares for buses, trains and flights as well.
Addressing the media, Mr. Ashwin Kumar Founder & MD, Routes said “We are happy to launch this service in Chennai, providing hassle-free travel to users, by being just a call away. Callers will receive all relevant information on their queries for travel routes, mode of transport, fare details and ticket status for both bus and train travel.  We plan to add more innovative features in the near future and serve our callers better. For providing accurate information, we are working in close association with City Traffic Police”.

Worshipful Mayor Saidai Duraisamy said, “Routes, first of kind, will be of a greater use to the people of Tamil Nadu. Routes informs people on directions, public transport system and ticket booking. Routes serve as a light house to the travelers as it shows the path of their journey. I wish them a great growth and success for their new endeavor.

About Routes:

Chennai’s first-ever transport information service provider, Routes will do the entire math behind city travel and convert it into easily understood, precise information that is just a phone call away. It will act as a sieve that filters what has been verified to be correct and up to date information on local bus routes, local train timings, traffic jams and possibly the maximum you could pay for an auto ride between any two points in the city. All this and much more will be available to anyone who has access to a phone.

Dial 86 95 95 95 95 from your phone to get the information on Chennai City routes (getting from one place to another), Chennai City Bus Numbers and Local Train Timing, Inter-City Bus Timing, Rates and Seat Availability, Railway Timing, Rates, PNR Status and Seat Availability, Domestic Flight Timing, Rates and Seat Availability, all these for free.

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