1. Explain what is return journey ticket ?
RJT is “reserving return journey ticket in advance i.e. at the time of onward journey itself”. The return journey seat can be confirmed while commencing onward journey or after performing onward journey.
2. Is there any facility to book Return Journey Ticket through phone ?
Passenger can book RJT over phone also.
3. Are these tickets available with Agents ?
RJTs can also be purchased at all computerised ATB Agent points also.
4. Can these tickets be arranged under home delivery ?
Yes, passenger can book RJT over phone and can receive at home.
5. Who is an Authorized Ticket Booking Agent (ATB) ?
A person appointed by TGSRTC through tenders or nominated by Committee at regional level for booking advance reservation tickets to various long distance services operating from that place, is the ATB Agent.
6. What are the services offered by Authorized Ticket Booking Agent ?
The ATB Agents issue Advance & Current booking of tickets to various long distance services for the passengers in Twin Cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. These tickets can also booked over phone and get the tickets delivered at home at an extra charge of Rs.5/-. Besides these facilities passengers can also buy CAT Cards & JET Tickets from these points. There are about 450 ATB Agents appointed at various places of important Cities and Towns. The details of these District ATB Agents can be had by contacting the concerned Regional / Depot Managers (These agents will sell only advance reservation tickets).
7. Details of ATB Agents located in other important cities and towns?
There are ATB agents in TWIN Cities of Hyderabad & Secunderabad as given in the Reservation Points .
8. Details of Fare collection to a child Child ticket?
A child between 5 years to 12 years will be charged with half ticket. i.e. A Child who attains 5th year will be charged half ticket and a Child who attains 12 years will be charged full ticket.
9. Can I get this facility when I am going to TPT by Train ?
Yes, while purchasing Advance Reservation Ticket to travel to TPT in Train also you can have Rail-cum-Road Ticket to board Tirumala Uphill's bus immediately after alighting at Railway Station itself without purchasing any separate ticket. You can travel free of cost in all types of city and suburban buses in Hyderabad, Secunderabad, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam cities before two hours of departing time if you are in possession of computerized advance Reservation Ticket for long distance journey (more than 250 KMs).
10. Can I get my ticket reserved on plastic money (Credit card) ?
Yes, if you are purchasing Advance Reservation Ticket either at MGBS( Hyderabad ) or JBS (Secunderabad) you can make use of your Credit card and TGSRTC is not collecting any additional amount towards service charge like other business firms and the service charges are absorbed by TGSRTC.
11. What are the special buses and schemes available for Sabarimalai pilgrims.
TGSRTC is operating special buses to Sabarimalai every year during October to January for the convenience of Sabarimalai pilgrims to perform Mandala Pooja & to have Makara Jyothi Darshan and also to visit en route pilgrim places as per your choice on special hire basis and individual fare basis. You can book these special buses from your nearest TGSRTC Depot/ ATB Agent. If group of pilgrims book a bus at a time through a Guru Swamy two Guru Swamys will be permitted to travel free.