However the Communication Section said that that proper working on the design of the project was not carried out based on ground conditions/investigations at the preliminary design stage. The initial deadline for the project was December 2017, set by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who launched the project in June 2017. About Peshawar metro bus, the minister said the projectâs estimated cost was Rs 67 billion out of which Rs 41 billion have been spent so far. Despite decrease in the number of buses and reducing the stations the cost of one kilometer, of ill planned BRT, has increased from Rs1.8 billion to Rs2.3 billion, said the revised PC-I of the project. He added that the provincial government will provide the additional funds for the project, the approval of which will be taken from the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC). The Islamabad-Rawalpindi metro bus corridor was built at a cost of Rs45 billion. ... Imran Khan, that the project could be completed at a cost of just Rs. The sponsoring agency should confirm whether any such agreement has been made for procurement of buses having electric or hybrid fuel type. The BRT project was initiated during the previous government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf-led by then chief minister Pervez Khattak. The important thing here to keep in mind is that all the metro projects are limited in terms of picking up passengers. PESHAWAR: The Peshawar Development Authority (PDA) has asked the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government for an additional Rs4.28 billion to complete the much-delayed Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project. The system was built on the buildâoperateâtransfer basis via the collaboration between the Punjab and the Turkish government. 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Addressing a workers convention, the former Punjab chief minister said the Lahore metro bus project was worth Rs30 billion, while the cost of Peshawar metro bus project has swelled to Rs68 billion. Font Size: A A A. Ph: +92 51 2287273 Islamabad, Ph: +92 21 35381208-9 Karachi The Multan Metro bus project cost Rs28.5 billion. Any views on this.. if any one forward this information to PTI media team. The system uses an e-ticketing system Islamabad-Rawalpindi Metro Bus cost around PKR 44.8 billion, featuring 24 bus stations Fixed PKR 30 as one-way fare charged to â¦ However, frequent design changes and retrofitting caused the project to miss the first deadline and also increased its cost by Rs17 billion to a staggering Rs66.43 billion. It added that Rs1.5bn of the additional funds will be spent on the route between bus station numbers 19 to 31, while Rs980m will be spent on the route between bus station 1 to 8. A BRT corridor is a section of road or contiguous roads served by a bus route or multiple bus routes with a minimum length of 3 kilometers (1.9 miles) that has dedicated The minister said training of the staff and drivers of the project is currently underway and the provincial government would be able for a test run of the project in April. The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) government that is currently led by PTI has decided to initiate the the Peshawar Metro Bus Service project in April. According to details, the Peshawar Development Authority Director General Manzoor Wattoo told the press that the track will be completed within 10 months in three phases. The minimum cost for a ticket will be 10 Rupees whereas the highest costing ticket will be 50 Rupees. PESHAWAR: Adviser to the Punjab government on information Malik Mohammad Ahmad Khan on Saturday insisted the cost ofboth Lahore Metro Bus and RawalpindiIslamabad Metro Bus projects was much lower than that of the soon-to-be-executed Peshawar Metro Bus project. It was launched on June 4, 2015 and nearly 135,000 passengers travel by it daily. Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit is a bus swift transit system in Peshawar, capital of KPK province. âPeshawar Metro is third generation while the one in Lahore is second generation. RX Wasiq 54,991 views. The sponsoring agency should inform the reason for deletion of tunnel section from the revised PC-I scope. The sponsoring agency should provide cogent justification for reducing number of buses along with changing the fuel type from diesel to diesel-hybrid-electric. Similarly, Rs1.35bn will be required for consultant supervision. Thread starter aghaasadharoon; Start date Jun 6, 2018 Jun 6, 2018 According to a report, the Peshawar Metro Bus would be just any other Metro Bus in any other city but the biggest difference is that the Peshawar Metro Bus wonât have any elevated section but instead the whole route will be at street level. Is this True? Average cost for bus operations will be Rs1,813 million per year, while the average operational cost for station and ITS per year shall be approximately Rs1,256 million. However, frequent design changes and retrofitting caused the project to miss the first deadline, and increased its cost by â¦ 2:38. Passengers are charged Rs20 each for one way travel irrespective of â¦ The cost of the metro bus in Multan was Rs29 billion while the subsidy being given on it was Rs2.1 billion. The Planning Ministry further commented that the revised PC-I states that International Competitive Bidding (ICB) has been carried out for the selection of contractor, however, local firms were selected for execution of works on the project. Besides depreciation of Pakistan rupee against dollar has also played a role in the cost hike. On typical buses in Peshawar, fares are collected by bus operators. KP Information Minister Shaukat Yousafzai while talking to media said that the cost of BRT has been increased by Rs4bn, with which the cost of BRT has touched Rs70bn. The revised project envisages construction of 27.343 km long dedicated signal free BRT corridor out of which 11.766 km will be at grade, 12.635 km elevated and 2.742 km through underpasses. Moreover, variations in the design and scope accrued as per site requirements owing to Right of Way (ROW) and social constraints which has resulted in the cost increase by more than Rs18 billion or 38 percent. An amount of Rs1,553 million was earmarked for PIU-Trans Peshawar and KPUMA, but the expenditure of these departments was reduced to Rs800 million. The cost of purchasing and dismantling the old buses in the city has increased from Rs1,068 million to Rs1,120 million. Work on the bus project was launched in October 2017 by the then-chief minister Khattak, and a deadline of six months for its completion at a cost of Rs49bn. He said that the BRT project will be completed in April this year, the credit of which goes to Chief Minister Mehmood Khan. Addressing participants of the ceremony, the premier said that this was âthe best metro bus project in the countryâ. The BRT corridor starts from Chamkani on GT Road and terminates at Karkhano Market on Jamrod Road. 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