Renowned Pakistani anchor Javed Chaudhary of Express News appreciated Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif, for the state of the art Metro Bus System which is very first time started in Pakistan.
CM and Javed Chaudhary first time travelled in the Metro Bus and discussed on various aspects of Metro Bus Service.
Mian Shahbaz Sharif explained that Metro Bus Service would be started on 10th February for passengers. He revealed his plans, he has aim to establish Metro Bus Service in different cities of Pakistan, If PMLN is given a chance at National level, they will introduce Metro Bus System in Karachi first of all.
Automatic E-Ticketing System will work for this service and the ticket price would be in reach of every passenger that would be 10-20 rupees. Currently the Metro Bus System has the capacity of moving 112,500 passengers per day on both sides of the dedicated route.
Passengers would be provided neat and clean, efficient and safe traveling. On every bus stop there would be facilities of water cooler, tuck shop (having eatable and drink) fans, and bathroom.
The Bus service will start from 6:00 in the morning till 10:00 in the evening, yet it is no decided it would be 10:00 or 11:00.
Javed Chaudhry asked from CM Shehbaz Sharif about the staff of Metro Bus Service and he explained that staff is hired through internship programs. The staff members are qualified people who have selected as internees.
Earlier in a meeting, Khawaja Ahmad Hassaan, the Lahore Transport Company (LTC) chairman, said, the LTC would provide green cards to students in collaboration with the educational institutions. He said senior citizens and special persons will be issued free transport cards.
It is really an efficient initiative for public transport. This transport system will bring a very positive change in common man’s life.