what a stupid low class posts you come up with. Most people are wearing masks and lined up. This is Karachi.
just look at the rush of people wanting to use the system… you should be saying Thankyou IK for once giving Karachi one world class facility.
Nani key longmarch mein omnicron nahi aye ga
KARACHI: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives, Asad Umar, on Saturday strongly criticised the PPP-led Sindh government over failure to provide security to newly inaugurated Karachi’s Green Line BRT service, ARY News reported.
Stones have been pelted at the newly-inaugurated Green Line bus service in Karachi at multiple points between Surjani and Numaish areas of the city.
According to sources, side glasses and window panes of the buses running on the green line track were damaged in the stone-pelting incidents.
The stones were pelted from the pedestrian bridge and damaged the infrastructure of buses,” they said adding that however no passenger was hurt in the incidents.
Reacting to the incident, the federal minister slammed the Sindh government for not providing security to Karachi’s first modern transport system. “Federal had launched the project and now it is the responsibility of provincial government to provide security to bus service,” he added.
“Will Centre has to deploy Army for the security of bus service,” he said while taking a jibe at Sindh government. The minister urged the Sindh government to immediately arrest the culprits behind the bus service attack in order to avoid such incidents in future.
Talking with ARY News, Sindh Governor Imran Ismail also condemned the attack on bus service and asked the Sindh govt to immediately arrest the culprits.
Imran Ismail further said that he had also asked DG Rangers for patrolling of Rangers personnel at Karachi’s Green Line BRT stations.
STONES PELTED AT MULTIPLE POINTS OF GREEN LINE BUS SERVICE
It is pertinent to mention here that the incidents have raised serious questions on the security being provided to the project which is claimed to be guarded with 900 CCTV cameras and 250 security personnel.
The Green Line bus service had become fully operational from Jan 10, with 80 buses covering a track of 21 kilometers from 6 in the morning till 10 at night. 22 bus stations have also been completed.
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unfortunately, work has not even been initiated on any one of them, the only one operating is Green Line, and that too till Numaish, and not till Tower.Yes.
Karachi Metro Bus
Transit type................. Bus rapid transit (BRT)
System length.............. 109 km (67.7 mi)
The Karachi Metro bus is an under-construction 109 km (67.7 mi)
The expected daily ridership would be 350,000 and the system length would be 109 km. Upon completion it is expected to be the largest metro bus service in the country. Karachi Metrobus was inaugurated on Feb 25, 2016 and is expected to begin operation by Feb 2017.
The system is divided into several line's, the construction on the Green Line started on February 26, 2016, the line has 22 bus stations covering an length of 26 km. Orange Line construction begin on June 11, 2016 and is the smallest of the five line's spreading over 3.9 km with only four stations. The Blue Lane is funded by BT is undergoing preliminary design.
The initial "Green Line" is one of several proposed Karachi Metrobus lines that will crisscross Karachi and complement the Karachi Circular Railway. The route will approximately 26 km (16 mi). When completed, it will have the capacity to carry 150,000 people daily.
The Green Line will extend from Surjani Town to Merewether Tower at a total length of 26 km (16 mi). The Federal government will be financing the majority of the project.
The Main Design & supervision Consultant for Green Line is Engineering Associates Pvt Ltd. & for Traffic Engineering Think Transportation is associated with this project. The government is in process of acquiring a 18-metre-long 24 buses.
- Numiash Chowrangi Terminal (To Blue Line/Yellow Line)
- Mazar-e-Quaid Station
- Guru Mandir Chowrangi Station
- Lasbela Chowk Station
- Gulbahar Station
- Nazimabad Chowrangi Station
- Eid Gah Ground Station
- North Nazimabad Station (to KCR)
- AO Tower Station
- KDA Chowrangi Station
- Sharah-e-Jehanghir Station
- Sakhi Hassan Circle Station
- Nagan Chowrangi Station
- U.P. More Station
- Power House Roundabout Station
- 4K Chowrangi Station
The Blue Line will extend from Merewether Tower to Bahria Town through DHA City, Karachi (DCK) in the way at a total length of 30 km (19 mi), and will be the first privately funded transport system in Pakistan being funded by the Bahria Town.The line's construction is likely to start in the first quarter of 2017.
- Merewether Tower Terminal
- Numiash Chowrangi Terminal (to Green Line/Yellow Line)
- Liaquatabad Station (to KCR)
- Bahria Town Terminal
The Yellow Line will extend from Numiash Chowrangi to Landi Station at a total length of 26 km (16 mi). The Sindh government and Karachi city government will be financing the majority of the project.
- Numiash Chowrangi Terminal (to Blue Line/Green Line)
- Landi Station Terminal (to KCR)
The Red Line will extend from Model Colony to Regal Chowk Via Safoora Goth and University Road at a total length of 27 km (17 mi). Asian development bank will be financing the project.
- Regal Chowk Terminal (to Blue Line/Yellow Line)
- Regal Chowk Station Terminal (to KCR)
Orange Line Package-I
Orangi line would be spread over 3.75 kilometres of which one kilometer is an elevated lane. The construction started in summer of 2016 and is likely to completed by mid-2017. The line will have the capacity to carry upto 50,000 passengers daily and there would be a station after every kilometer. The line commence's from Shaharh-e-Quaideen and merge's with the Green Line at the board office