A bus is a road vehicle designed to carry many passengers. Buses may be used for scheduled bus transport, scheduled coach transport, school transport, private hire, or tourism. Transit buses, used on public transport bus services, have utilitarian fittings designed for efficient movement of large numbers of people, and often have multiple doors.
Listing all olden days kannur buses which were services from Kannur to various parts like Kozhikode ,Payyannur ,Thaliparamba ,Anjarakandy ,kasargod ,Iritty, Poduvachery, Attadappa, Kapad, Thalassery, Koothuparamba , Kannadiparamba, Mayyil, Kottiyoor.
Old Private Buses of Kannur; A Nostalgic Video
Video – Kannur Bus.
Kannur is a coastal city in the south Indian state of Kerala. It was once an ancient trading port. Enduring monuments such as 16th-century St. Angelo Fort, once occupied by European colonial forces, show the city’s significant role in the spice trade. Housed in a former palace, the Arakkal Museum highlights Kerala’s one Muslim royal family. The palm-fringed sands of Payyambalam Beach run along Kannur’s western shore.
Kannur has a good road network connecting to Mangalore, Bangalore, Mysore, Kodagu and Cochin. The railway station is also well connected to all parts of India.The Kannur International Airport which is about 30 kilometres from the city began operations on December 9 and is the fourth international airport in the state.Other nearby airports are at Calicut and Mangalore.
Kannur is on National Highway 66 or NH 66 (formerly National Highway 17) between Kozhikode and Mangalore. This highway is scheduled to be expanded to four lanes. A bypass for Kannur city is proposed under the NH widening project. Kannur is connected to Kodagu, Mysore and Bangalore in Karnataka by the Thalassery–Coorg–Mysore interstate highway.
Kannur railway station is one of the major stations of the Southern Railway zone, under the jurisdiction of the Palakkad. All trains including the Thiruvananthapuram Rajdhani Express and Kochuveli Garib Rath stop at Kannur. Six daily trains and around 15 weekly or bi-weekly trains connect Kannur to the capital Thiruvananthapuram. Kannur is well connected through rail with Mangalore and Kozhikode.
Kannur International Airport in Mattanur inaugurated on 9 December 2018. It is the fourth international airport in Kerala. The airport will have a 4,000 metres (13,000 ft) runway.(the longest in the State) and state of the art passenger terminal as well other amenities. It will be well connected by a comprehensive network of roads and a proposal for railway line has also been mooted. In the 2016–17 Union Railway budget, ₹400 crore (US$58 million) were dedicated for under Extra Budgetary Resource (EBR) in which a part of the bill will be borne by the State Government towards the railway line.