Arrangements have been made to operate shuttle services from the Central bus stand to the temporary bus stand at Mannarpuram by the TNSTC.
All Thanjavur route buses would be operated from the temporary bus stand on Williams Road while Madurai and Pudukottai route buses would ply from Mannarpuram.
Meanwhile, a senior official of the TNSTC, Tiruchi, said about 200 special buses would be operated on Tiruchi-Chennai-Tiruchi route on Friday and Saturday/Sunday.
The temporary bus stands would function till January 18.
The city police have been opening the temporary bus stands during festival seasons since 2013 to ease the traffic congestion at Central Bus Stand.