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Published On: 2018-03-20

Karachi Green Line multi-storey bus stop at Numaish approved by CM Sindh

KARACHI, February: Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah has approved the design of a bus stop for Karachi Green Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT Project) at Numaish area in a meeting with the concerned authorities, as per the reports published in a news source.
Green Line Project Director Sualeh Farooqi has informed the Chief Minister Sindh that the Numaish would be a major bus stop of the project. Therefore, a mezzanine floor will also be developed in the retail area as part of the bus stop.
However, the Chief Minister suggested that the retail area can be established later under the Public – Private Partnership mode after the commencement of Green Line project. The Chief Minister also directed the project director to invite tenders on 15 Feb so that development work could commence in a well-timed manner.
Transport Minister Sindh, Syed Nasir Hussain Shah informed the meeting participants that necessary procurement of the buses for Green Line and Orange Line Project had started on time.
Local Government Minister Jam Khan Shoro, Principal Secretary to CM Sohail Rajput, Planning and Development Board Chairperson Mohammad Waseem, Chief Secretary Rizwan Memon, Transport Secretary Saeed Awan and a director of the Green Line project, Zubair Channa also attended the meeting.
The Green Line Bus corridor will start from Surjani Town and end at Municipal Park, M.A. Jinnah Road and will benefit nearly 300,000 passengers a day. The estimated cost is Rs. 16.1 billion and the project will complete in one year. The 18.4km Green Line Project has 11.7 km of elevated portion and 6.7 km on ground. It will have 21 bus stations.