Transport Minister GS Bali said that bus services of Himachal Road Transport Corporation had been restored between Reckong Peo to Shimla whereas efforts were being made to restore the bus services on other roads of the district which had been blocked roads due to heavy rains and landslides.
Bali said that Public Works Department and other agencies were working on war footing to clear the roads. He said that Himachal Road Transport Corporation had started the bus operations on those roads which had been cleared and bus service from Rekong Peo to Shimla were restored on 23rd June, 2013.
Transport Minister said that road upto Tapri was made operational on 21st June and upto Kaksthal on 19th June while from Bhawanagar to Shimla on 18th June.
GS Bali said that landslips damaged the road between Losar to Bhawanagar at various places which affected the bus services from 15th June to 17th June, 2013 in the area. Efforts were on for smooth operation of bus services by opening the blocked roads. He applauded the efforts of Public Works Department and Transport Corporation for reopening the blocked roads and restoring the bus services in a very short period of time.