أرشيف الوسم : Metro

Metro bus project: Inauguration delayed till Jan 31, says minister

ISLAMABAD: The government on Wednesday informed the Senate that the first public transport system for the twin cities’ will be inaugurated on January 31, 2015. Responding to a question of Senator Taj Haider from the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Minister of State for Interior and Narcotics Control Muhammad Baleeghur Rehman said the metro bus project was expected to complete on December ... أكمل القراءة »

Metro project: Contractors asked to expedite work

RAWALPINDI:  Contractors working on  the Metro Bus Project have been directed to expedite work to meet the project’s deadline. Commissioner Rawalpindi Zahid Saeed, while presiding a meeting held to review the pace of work, said in time completion of the project will be ensured at all costs. He said despite the heavy rains and sit-ins at Constitution Avenue, the project ... أكمل القراءة »

Mass transit: Metro Bus on its way to Kala Shah Kaku

LAHORE:  The Traffic Engineering and Transport Planning Agency (Tepa) has prepared a project to extend the Metro Bus Service from Shahdara to Kala Shah Kaku, The Express Tribune has learnt. A Tepa official requesting anonymity said that a proposal in this regard will be sent to the Planning and Development Department in September for approval. He said the project will ... أكمل القراءة »

ICCI concerned over delay in Metro Bus Project

ISLAMABAD:  The local business community has shown concern over delayed construction work on the Metro Bus Project, calling for measures to be taken in order to mitigate problems arising for business activities and citizens. In a meeting, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) President Shaban Khalid said that the Metro Bus Project Committee chairman had assured the completion of ... أكمل القراءة »

PTI protests: Metro blocked, Model Town sealed

LAHORE:  The Metro Bus Service was suspended on Sunday after scores of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf workers holding a demonstration near Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif’s house in Model Town blocked the Metro Bus lane and burnt tyres and vandalised streetlights. Police officials tried to disperse the protesters but did not arrest any of them. Police sealed several entrances to Model Town with ... أكمل القراءة »

Foreign visit: Bilawal visits Shanghai Metro, power station

ISLAMABAD:  Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, patron-in-chief of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), examined Shanghai’s Metro system from its monitoring room on Saturday during his visit to the city. Bilawal also visited the Shanghai train station and was briefed about developments in the Shanghai Metro project. Shanghai became the third city in mainland China to have a rapid transit system after the first ... أكمل القراءة »

Mass transit: Metro project to be completed by year end

ISLAMABAD: Work on the Metro bus project is in full swing and it will be completed within the stipulated time, an official associated with the project said. “This is a public welfare project and every effort is being made for its early completion,” he said. The multi-billion-rupee mass transit project, which aims to cater to the needs of thousands of commuters, ... أكمل القراءة »

Metro bus route: Bridges to help signal free traffic incomplete

LAHORE:  Five bridges of Metro Signal-free Project are still under construction. An elevated roundabout at Azadi Chowk and two bridges at Walton Road have been completed. In January, the Traffic Engineering and Transport Planning Agency (TEPA) had started constructing six U-turns and two elevated roundabouts to make the Metro Bus route signal-free. It had also started construction of an alternative ... أكمل القراءة »

Interpretation issue: Court allows RDA to carry on metro bus construction

RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday allowed the Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) to continue work on the metro bus project. On August 6, LHC had extended an earlier stay order against construction work on the project in Rehmanabad and sought replies from the Punjab government and RDA. Two petitioners had moved the court against alleged ... أكمل القراءة »