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Every week, thousands of people commute through Pakistan's capital Islamabad, but until recently there was no public transport. The city just launched a public bus service, taking people along a 23km journey from Islamabad to Rawalpindi. Al Jazeera's Nicole Johnston reports. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
The Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metrobus is a 24 km (14.9 mi) BRT system that serves the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad in Pakistan. It uses dedicated bus lanes for all of its route covering 24 bus stations. It was inaugurated on June 4, 2015 by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif becoming the second fully functional BRT service in Pakistan after the great success of the BRTS in Lahore. There are calls for a mass transit system in Karachi as well. Ironically Karachi having five times population of Rawalpindi-Islamabad is still lacking any mass transit system. The system uses e-ticketing and Intelligent Transportation System wand. The system is managed by the Punjab Metrobus Authority (PMBA) with the IT part is being carried out in coordination with Punjab IT Board.
The Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metrobus also called Pakistan Metrobus or Islamabad Metro/Pindi Metro is a 22.5 km (14.0 mi) BRT system that serves the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad in Pakistan. It uses dedicated bus lanes for all of its route covering 24 bus stations. It was inaugurated on 4 June 2015 by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif becoming the second fully functional BRT service in Pakistan after the great success of the BRTS in Lahore. The system uses e-ticketing and Intelligent Transportation System wand. The system is managed by the Punjab Metrobus Authority (PMBA) with the IT part is being carried out in coordination with Punjab IT Board.
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The News comes days after Volvo announced re-entry into Pakistan through local subsidiary Volvo Pakistan Limited, with a new luxury bus service to drive passengers from Lahore Islamabad using state of the art buses. Each bus is to have only twenty-one seats, all of which are recliners. It does not stop here, each of the seats has its own dish TV movie bank, a music bank, and a laptop charging port. Now we won’t have to worry about charging our laptop batteries before starting a journey! While the above stated are all nice facilities to have in just a bus service, the reader must feel that it is far from “luxurious”. Here’s the deal: besides individual movie & music bank, and a charging port, each bus has a small kitchen like setup with a stove; and a toilet onboard as well. No more wait...
Metro Beautiful islamabad rawalpindi part h The plateau setting of Islamabad and Rawalpindi has revealed evidence of a prehistoric culture flourishing in the region, and it is known that a Buddhist town once existed on the site of Rawalpindi. The city of Rawalpindi had a turbulent development, its strategic location attracting the attention of successive invading forces. Protected as a Sikh garrison town and astride the Grand Trunk Rd, it eventually grew in importance as a trading centre, before coming to the attention of the British, who seized the city from the Sikhs in 1849. The British built Asia’s largest cantonment south of the city (cantonments were the tidy colonial enclaves built next to ‘native’ towns). Rawalpindi ‘Cantt’ is still the headquarters of the Pakistan army. It didn’t ...
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ڈسٹرکٹ گورنمنٹ اسلام آباد اور ڈسٹرکٹ گورنمنٹ راولپنڈی میں پبلک ٹرانسپورٹ کے کرایوں میں تیس فیصد تک اضافہ کردیا گیا جس کے باعث مسافروں اور کنڈیکٹروں کے درمیان تلخ کلامی روز مرہ کا معمول بن گئی ہے۔ عوام کا مطالبہ ہے کہ کرایوں میں حالیہ اضافے کو فوری طور پر واپس لیا جائے۔ دیکھتے ہیں اسلام آباد سے ساجد گوندل کی یہ رپورٹ