The State Express Transport Corporation Limited (SETCTN), was initially started in the year 1975 as an Express Wing of Pallavan Transport Corporation and later renamed as Thiruvalluvar Transport Corporation in the year 1980. Under Thiruvalluvar Transport Corporation the long distance buses were operated throughout Tamil Nadu. These buses linked important destinations in Tamil Nadu and adjoining states like Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh. There were 276 buses with Thiruvalluvar Transport Corporation. Now the State Express Transport Corporation Limited has around 950 buses plying across Tamil Nadu and other states.
Nearly 1 lakh passengers are served, by the State Express Transport Corporation Limited, per day. For more comfort and luxury the SETC has 310 Ultra Deluxe Buses with air suspension with a seating capacity of 36 seats each.
The Head Office of the State Express Transport Corporation Limited is located at the following address:
State Express Transport Corportaion,
Head Office, Near Pallavan Transport House,
E-Mail - firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax - 044-25384100
EPABX - 044-25366351 (8 lines)
Important Contact Number:
Koyambedu Bus Stand / SG. Assistant Manager Operation - +91-44-24794705
Types of Services
The State Express Transport Corporation operate different types of buses such as Semi Deluxe, Video Coach, Air Suspension, Super Deluxe, and Ultra Deluxe buses.
Special Bus Services are operated during festival seasons for the comfort of the public. Important destinations that are covered every year for the festival seasons include Velankanni, Palani, Guruvayur, Rameswaram, Tirupathi, and Sabarimalai.