Pink Bus service will operate every 20 minutes in the morning and evening during office hours, while it will operate after every hour during normal hours.
Operation of People’s Bus Service in Sukkur will start on January 29
The Transport Department of Sindh will launch Pink People’s Bus Service for women in Karachi from February 1, 2023.
The new bus service is being launched keeping in view the commuting problems of working women. Information, Transport & Mass Transit Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon reviewed the project in a meeting held at his residence on Thursday.
The Model Colony, Shahrah-e-Faisal, to Tower route has been selected as the first route of Pink People’s Bus Service. Pink Bus service will operate every 20 minutes in the morning and evening during office hours, while it will operate after every hour during normal hours.
The provincial minister said that after launch of orange, red and white bus service in Karachi, now pink bus service is being started for women only.
The meeting also reviewed the operations of People’s Bus Service in Sukkur, Larkana, Hyderabad and the launch of remaining Routes including route No. 4, 5, 6 and 7 in Karachi.
The provincial minister directed that the operations of the People’s Bus Service should be started in Sukkur by January 29.
He also directed the Managing Director Sindh Mass Transit Authority to visit the remaining routes of the People’s Bus Service in Karachi and inspect the ongoing repair work of the routes.
He said that operations of people’s bus service bus should be started on routes 4, 5, 6 and 7 of Karachi as soon as possible, so that more and more citizens of Karachi should have access to modern public transport facility.
Secretary Transport Abdul Haleem Sheikh, Managing Director Sindh Mass Transit Authority Zubair Chana, Operations Manager NRTC Abdul Shakoor attended the meeting. (PR)