The bus has been one of the most used modes for transport for more than a century. During its evolution, many variations came in form of trolley buses, articulated buses and aerodynamics one as well. Long distance coaches have always been one of the premium ways to travel in foreign countries and in recent years this trend has now emerged in India too. The introduction of Volvo buses in 2000 changed the bus market and gave everyone an experience of luxurious travel by bus. With the government emphasis on improving road transport and the plan to make smart cities in future it quite evident that, there will be huge demand as well as scope for the betterment in future buses and public transport. People are already opting for buses as a mode of transport for long distance travel. This concept of long-distance touring by bus is what this project attempts to explore. The project involves developing a futuristic luxury coach for Indian markets which will cater to the needs of future travellers.
Keywords: double-decker bus, long-distance travelling, luxury coach, Tata Odyssey, tourist bus
Student Name: Vijay Kumar
Guide: Mr. Balaji Rengarajan, Co-Guide: Mr. Vipul Vinzuda