Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus - Koyambedu
Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus or CMBT, Koyambedu is located in Chennai, where you can get the outstation buses. Koyambedu Bus Terminus spread in an area of 37 acres, with the proud tag of largest bus terminus in Asia with the ISO 9001:2000 quality certification, Location of Koyambedu bus terminus is on the 100 feet inner ring road in Koyambedu between SAF Games Village and the Koyambedu Vegetable Market. The Coaching depot of Chennai Metro Rail is also planned behind the Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus. The foundation stone laid by the Tamilnadu Chief Minister Dr.M.Karunanidhi in the year 1996. The Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus built by the CMDA (Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority) spending Rs.103 crore and it is inaugurated by that time Chief Minister Dr.J.Jayalalitha in the year 2002.
Parking Facility in Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus
In the Chennai Mofussil bus terminus around 2000 two wheelers can be parked. To resolve the problem of jostling for space with two wheelers and cars the underground parking project was taken up in January 2009 and the project was completed in August 2010 and inaugurated by the Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu M.K. Stalin on 26 December 2010. A Fire fighting system and surveillance cameras with monitor have been installed, a garden also developed a pedestrian pathway and a fountain also made to add the beauty. The largest advertising medium is Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus, with hoarding and bill boards. CMBT have the legal rights on advertising on the display space which has over 1 lac square feet of display space. Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority had given the advertising rights to Sasi Advt. Pvt. Limited for a period of three years at CMBT.
Facilities in and around Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus
In the Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus has 180 bus bays and 270 buses can stand simultaneously. 200,000 passengers and 2000 buses were handled here every day. Here in this bus terminus passengers are provided with a waiting facility spread an 18000 sq.ft the comfort provided here are state of the art. Shops and restaurants are inside the terminus is available. Supermarkets, ATMS, round the clock security, toilets, pure drinking water free of cost is provided with the reverse osmosis treatment plant, 24 hour pharmacy, even wheel chairs provided for the physically disabled person.