ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister (PM) Mohammad Nawaz Sharif has inaugurated the Rawalpindi- Islamabad Metro Bus project here on Thursday.
A dedicated signal-free track of 23 kilometer has been constructed between Islamabad Secretariat to Saddar Rawalpindi with 24 stations equipped with modern facilities to facilitate the commuters of twin cities.
Ticketing booths, escalators, and overhead bridges have been constructed at the stations for the convenience of the commuters.
The project has been completed at a cost of over Rs 44 billion, which was shared by the federal and Punjab government.
Initially 60 buses will ply on the route and around one 1,50,000 commuters will benefit from this service daily.