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Metro bus project


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Metro bus project

  2. 2. An Introduction to Pakistan’s 1st Mass Transport System TOPIC
  3. 3. VISION The vision is to provide the city of Lahore with a high quality Public Transport system, with a road based mass transit system, in the medium term.
  4. 4. • Metro Bus Service inaugurated in Lahore on 10 Feb, 2013. It indeed is an ambitious project by the Govt. of the Punjab, as envisioned by Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif. Introduction • Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  5. 5.  Lahore is the 2nd Largest in Pakistan  Population is over 10 Million people  Traffic is serious issue  A safe, reliable and efficient mass Transit System was required  MBS provide comfortable and affordable transportation services to the people of Lahore
  7. 7.  Line-1 from Gajjumata To Shahdara and is approximately 27 KM long running in the North-South direction.  Key locations throughout the city are targeted to allow maximum number of citizens from surrounding areas to avail the bus services. MBS Route Information
  8. 8.  There are a total of 27 Stations  9 Of these stations are elevated while the rest are at ground level  Each station is equipped with generators, a tuck shop and comfortable waiting areas.
  9. 9.  Produced by Volvo.  The ‘Arctic Buses’ hold 108 passengers and are standard for all major Bus Rapid Transit Systems including the one in Tehran and Istanbul  Special seats for Women & Children as well as for Handicapped Persons.
  10. 10.  Free for the first month. After that standard charges applied.  The Metro Bus Card  MBS Token  MBS Card is Travel card that can be recharged for multiple journeys, and costs 133 Rupees.  School Children and Students as well as senior citizens will be charged a discounted rate.
  11. 11. According to the Lahore Transport Company, the daily ridership of the Metro bus exceeds 130,000 with the peak hourly ridership being 10,000 passengers per hour per direction
  12. 12. ITSITS  11 traffic signals on the route These signals are being upgraded to make these Intelligent, providing Bus priority and managing allied traffic as well. Control Center is being set up
  13. 13. HAFIZ KHALIL
  14. 14. Pedestrian Bridge & Access to Station & ticketing booth
  15. 15. Elevated PortionElevated Portion Around 7 km is elevated, which is because of the constraints on widening the Road
  16. 16. MBS CONSTRUCTION & COST Construction of the project was divided into different packages and was awarded to different contractors. Zahir Khan & Brothers in Joint venture with Reliable Engineering Services (Pvt.) Limited constructed the major part of the Flyover. Habib Construction Services construct the down ramp to taxali gate of flyover. Construction project started in March 2012. The metrobus was inagurated on february 10, 2013. Traffic Engineering and Planning Agency (TEPA), a subsidiary of the Lahore Development Authority(LDA) at a cost Rs 29.7 billion. Collaboration between the Punjab and the Turkish government.
  17. 17. Command & Control Center
  18. 18.  Easy availability for labours and tourists  Easy for students to reach to colleges and universities instead of private transport  MBS is affordable initiative  Reducing emissions and traffic volume  It offers safe, reliable and comfortable transport
  19. 19. DisadvantageDisadvantage ss  Cost of project  Effected business a lot  Transporters are much effected
  20. 20. Thank you