Karachi, April 10, 2015 (PPI-OT): Chief Secretary Sind Muhammad Siddique Memon was given the presentation on Karachi Mass Transit Projects in Sindh Secretariat on Friday by the Secretary Transport Taha Farooqui and Director General Transport and Mass Transit Department Iftikhar Qaim Khani. The projects of Bus Rapid Transport (BRT), Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) and -Karachi Mass Transit Master Plan-2030(KMTMP) were elaborated thorough the presentation.
BRT Orange, Green, Red and Blue-Line were elucidated by the Secretary Transport. The BRT Orange Line will facilitate 1,50,000 passengers, daily having the 04 KM routent length, from TMA Office Orangi to Metric Board Office Chowrangi North Nazimabad, covering the areas of Banaras Qasba, Nazimabad and North Nazimabad.
The BRT Green Line to facilitate 400,000 commuters daily, has the route length of 21 KM from Surjani Town to Jama Cloth Market via North Nazimabad, Golimar, Gru Mandar Mazar-e-Quaid and Naumaish, M.A. Jinnah Road. The BRT Red Line with 350,000 commuters daily with route length of 21.5 KM from Model Colony, Malir Cantt. to Peoples Chowrangi via Karachi University, Safoora Goth, NIPA, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Kashmir Road, Mazar-e-Quaid and Khudadad Colony, while BRT Blue Line with a ridership of 6,61,000 daily length 22.4 from New Sabzi Mandi to Tower covering the areas of Bijri Stand, Sohrab Goth, Ayesha Manzil, Karimabaad, Liaquatabad, Teen Hattti, Gru Mandir M.A. Jinnah road to Radio Pakistan.
The Chief Secretary has called comprehensive resort, assuring the Secretary Transport for guidance and help any time with 24 hours.
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