Bus services between Keylong in Lahaul and Spiti district to Leh in Ladakh resumed after a gap of eight months on Sunday.
The services had been suspended in light of the winters on this route in Himachal Pradesh, reported ANI.
Sub-divisional officer of Keylong, Priya Nagta flagged off the bus carrying 17 passengers today morning after the snow was cleared off a month and a half sooner than usual this year.
The bus will make it easier for direct travel from Delhi to Leh via Keylong in two shifts from Keylong to Leh and Leh to Delhi.
The bus service will run every day from 5 am and reach Leh covering a distance of 365 km followed by Leh to Delhi, covering a distance of 1026 km.
The service was started in on July 1, 2021. Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) has announced the fare price each for passengers from Keylong to Delhi at a total of Rs 2,398 including Rs 658 from Keylong to Leh and Rs1,740 from Leh to Delhi.