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Metropolitan transport Corporation,ltd-mtc
tamilnadu state transport corporation,ltd
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  • Metropolitan Transport Corporation Limited (MTC) is one of the corporation in 8 corporation of tamilnadu state transport coporation

  • It is an Government of Tamil Nadu, India Undertaking which is registered under Companies Act, 1956.

  • MTC serves the Only Greater Chennai or entire Chennai Metropolitan Area.

  • On 22 March 2016, the Union Transport Ministry reported that Chennai had the most crowded buses in the country with 1,300 passengers per bus in each direction per day. 

  • It operates its services in an area of 3929 square kilometers with an aim to operate the services.

  • All Mtc Bus has Registered Number TN 01 N, 01 AN , 02N.

*Page last Edited at : 11-12-2020 : 21:19

*as of 2019 Data may vary and subject to changed.,

Types of services

Mtc provides it world classs service to its passenger and All the buses of this sector which are now running on most routes have been converted into sophisticated luxury buses and add sweetness to the journey. 

  • Normal Bus

  • Small Bus

  • Semi Low Floor Bus

  • Vestible Service Bus

  • Air Conditioned Bus

  • Ordinary Service - 1164

  • Deluxe Service - 508

  • Express Service - 1303

  • AC Service - 48

  • Small - 210

  • Night Service

  • Women / Children Service - 210.

Fleet history

1072 Buses 

  • Started an Independent Corp In the Name of  Pallavan Transport Corporation -Ptc at 1972

2334 Buses

  • Fleet Strength at 1994

2816 Buses

  • Fleet Strength at 2001

3260 Buses

  • Fleet at 2009


  • Fleet at 2019.Now Present Mtc operates with these fleets of various types

Metropolitan Transport Corporation,Ltd - MTC

*As of 31.12.2019

data may vary


Total Buses

It has total 5286 Buses

Image by Alex Sorto

Total Passenger/day

50.24 Lakhs of (per day) passengers are traveling in this corp buses.

Image by Milad B. Fakurian

Total Employees

The Corporation has provided employment to 24200 persons.

Route Planning

Total Routes

The Corporation runs between 890 Routes.

Depots of mtc

Currently MTC has 33 Depots Presently by that it introduced Depots in the year of

  • 8 Depots at 1972

  • 23 Depots at 2000

  • 25 Depots at 2010

  • 31 Depots at 2015

Bus Body Unit - Chrompet

Reconditioning Unit - Pattullos Road,Royapettai

Ticket Printing unit - K.K .Nagar

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Awards & Winnings





  • Currently I have collected upto 105 MTC Routes , by the category of 

    • Normal​

    • Express

    • Deluxe

    • Night

    • Ladies Services,

*Subject to vary


Contact info

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