Atal Tunnel has been thrown open for the tourists visiting Lahaul and Spiti in Himachal Pradesh, the state government has been noticing a growing rise in the number of visitors.
The government of Himachal Pradesh has started eco-friendly electric buses between Kullu-Manali and Keylong. The Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) recently ran a bus on the aforementioned route but on a trial basis.
The lifeline of Himachal Pradesh Atal Tunnel, the longest highway tunnel in the globe will help you reach Leh in a few hours. Our Hon’ble PM Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated this spectacular wonder on 3rd October, 2020.
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Atal Tunnel is the longest in the world measuring 9.02 km and as high as 10000 feet is a major gateway to facilitating perennial access to Lahaul and Spiti.
Mangal Manepa, HRTC Regional Manager, Keylong, confirmed to a leading news agency that the electric bus’ trial was successful.
Atal Tunnel has been made under the Rohtang Pass in the eastern Pir Panjal range on the Leh-Manali Highway. It was inaugurated for public on October 3, 2020.
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