The green line bus rapid transit project has officially commenced its full operations in Karachi on January 10.
According to officials, all 80 buses will be on the routes and the service will be available for the public from 7 am to 10 pm. These buses will cover total routes of 21 kilometers daily.
The buses will pick people from Surjani Town Station which includes routes Numaish Chowrangi to Abdullah Chowrangi. There would be 22 stations while passing the routes. Each bus would arrive at the station after every minute. The entrance door of the bus would be open for 20 seconds for passengers at every bus station.
Another three stations to extend the transport service to Municipal Park are under construction.
The authority has hired 200 drivers who have already completed their training to operate these buses. This facility would be used around 135,000 passengers on the daily basis.
The ticket price for the buses has been set at a minimum of Rs 15 and a maximum of Rs 50 for the commuters.
According to the project manager, if the need arises, the operation timings could be extended to facilitate the citizens.