أرشيف الوسم : Metro

Metro Bus Project: Massive infrastructure to complicate switch to rail system

ISLAMABAD: The city managers fear that the ‘super strong’ infrastructure of the under-construction Metro Bus Project is not compatible, on technical grounds, with the rail-based mass transit system — considered the most practical public transport solution for the capital as per provision of the city’s master plan. Paved with tons of steel, the laid-down infrastructure for the metro bus, which costs ... أكمل القراءة »

Metro Bus construction: Public advised to avoid Murree road

RAWALPINDI:  The City Traffic Police have advised the public to use alternative roads for commuting between the twin cities owing to construction work of the Metro Bus Project on Benazir Bhutto Road. Remodelling of the road from Flashman’s Hotel to Faizabad and reconstruction of drainage system along the road is under way and hence motorists have been asked to use ... أكمل القراءة »

Urban development: Rs30 billion approved for Multan’s Metro Bus

LAHORE:  Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif approved an expenditure of Rs30 billion to construct Multan’s Metro Bus Corridor One at a meeting held on Tuesday. Corridor One will be 18.5 kilometres long and 12 kilometres of it will be elevated from the ground. It will start from Bahauddin Zakariya University and end at Chowk Kumharan. The meeting was told that 21 ... أكمل القراءة »

Metro project: Labourers face risks, health hazards and exploitation

RAWALPINDI:  Hundreds of labourers working on the Metro Bus Project in the twin cities are not only vulnerable to the risks involved in construction, and health hazards but also exploitation owing to the apathy of the government. They not only work without protective gears but also live in squalor and inhumane conditions with most of them having no access to ... أكمل القراءة »