MULTAN – After the Lahore and Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metro Bus Project, construction work of Multan Metro Bus Project has also begun which will facilitate an estimated 96,000 commuters daily.
This project will be accomplished with a spending of Rs31 billion, PakistanTribe.com reported.
The first phase of the Metro project, named as Corridor-1, consisted of 18.5 kilometer long route, starting from Bahauddin Zakariya University and ending at Chowk Kumharanwala via Bosan Road, Fish Market, Daulat Gate, Chungi No-14, BCG Chowk and Vehari Chowk.
The Multan Metro is a unique project with about 70 percent of its route in elevated (flyover) form. The longest flyover will start from Northern by-pass Chowk on Bosan Road and end at BCG Chowk while the second flyover will begin from Vehari Chowk and land at Jinnah Park.
21 stations would be built on Metro route to facilitate the citizens and it would offer quick and safe transport to the citizens at cheaper fares.
It is pertinent to mention here that Punjab government has constructed Lahore metro bus project in its last tenure and Rawalpindi-Islamabad metro bus project is still under construction and will be inaugurated soon.
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