PM Shahbaz Launches First Interconnected Metro Bus Service in Twin Cities

green bus service in islamabad

Minister of Information & Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb announced on Thursday that prime minister Shehbaz Sharif is inaugurating the luxury bus service in the twin cities to facilitate commuters including students, common man, and workers.

The minister wrote on her Twitter post:

PM Shehbaz Sharif inaugurated the first Islamabad Bus service from Baharakahu to PIMS (Green Line) & Koral to PIMS (Blue Line)where all the Green Blue services will merge with Red Line(Pindi Islamabad Metro). From Faiz Ahmad Faiz Stop the passengers can take the Orange line to Airport.

This Mass Transit infrastructure will link Koral, PIMS, GT Road, and PIMS respectively. 

While speaking at the ceremony, PM Shahbaz mentioned that the service will be a gift to the residents of Islamabad and Rawalpindi and that it will make traveling easier and more convenient for them. 

He also promised free one-month travel in these Metro Bus Services.

green bus service in islamabad

Particularly considering the country’s current economic predicament, the launching of Green Line and Blue Line Metro Bus Services is a praiseworthy and substantial gesture by the government, he said.

The Prime Minister also introduced the cornerstone for the Metro Bus Operation Command and Control Centre, which is expected to be finished in six months. In this context, he asked the appropriate authorities to finish all project-related infrastructure, including passenger stations along these lines, as quickly as feasible.

Amir Ali Ahmad, Chairman of the Capital Development Authority,  also took part in the ceremony, updating the participants on the important features of the projects.

The Green Line Metro Bus Service would connect the Bhara Kahu neighborhood to the PIMS Hospital Islamabad and the Blue Line Metro Bus Service will run from Koral Chowk to PIMS Hospital Islamabad, he said. 

Ali Ahmed further said that 30 buses from China had been incorporated into the fleet to render the bus services.

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