Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Green Line BRT buses to reach Karachi tonight

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KARACHI: The first consignment of 40 Green Line BRT buses will reach Karachi port from China tonight (Saturday), ARY News reported.

A special ceremony will be held at Karachi port on Sunday in connection with the arrival of BRT buses. Sindh Governor Imran Ismail will inspect the buses at the port.

The ceremony will be attended by Governor Sindh Imran Ismail, Federal Planning Minister Asad Umar, Maritime Affairs Minister Ali Zaidi and IT Minister Ameenul Haq.

The second consignment of 40 more buses will reach Karachi by the end of October.

Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives, Asad Umar earlier announced that the Green Line bus service will become operational in Karachi in November this year.

Green Line BRT project

Karachi’s Green Line BRT project with intersections is 24 km long which includes 12.7 km elevated, 10.9 km at grade, and 422 meters underground, and has 25 stations.

Read: GREEN LINE BUS SERVICE WILL BECOME OPERATIONAL IN NOV: ASAD UMAR

The phase-II common corridor from Gurumandir up to Municipal Park with a length of 2.5 km has two underpasses at M.A Jinnah Road.

The state-of-art underground bus terminal with a parking facility and the commercial mezzanine floor was being also being constructed at Numaish.

The construction work on Phase-I was started in 2016.

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