On Tuesday, Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah announced to lay the foundation stone of Red Line Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) project in March 2022.
The announcement was made while chairing a meeting of the board of directors of Trans Karachi, which elected Shaiq Usmani as its chairman today.
During a briefing to CM Murad Ali Shah on Red Line BRT project, it was informed that the route of the bus service will connect Malir Halt to Tower as it would connect Malir Cantt, Safoora, University Road and Numaish.
A biogas plant will be installed on a 31-acre land in Bhens Colony area of Karachi, which will be used for fulfilling the fuel needs of the bus service. “The project is being built with the assistance of World Bank,” the briefing said.
Speaking during the meeting, the chief minister said that the entire project spans over here years which will include two years for the construction of the BRT Red Line route and one year for managing the operation of buses.
“I want to lay the foundation of the project in March,” Murad Ali Shah said.