Buses on route No. 2 of the Sindh Intra-District Peoples Bus Service in Karachi will start their formal commercial operations on Friday (today).
This was stated by Transport Minister Sharjeel Memon on his twitter handle.
The buses will run between the North Karachi neighbourhood and the Indus Hospital. Their route will be Nagan Chowrangi, Shafiq Morr, Sohrab Goth, Gulshan Chowrangi, Nipa, Jauhar Morr, COD, Drigh Road Station, Colony Gate, Shah Faisal Colony, Singer Chowrangi and Landhi to reach the hospital.
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari had on Monday formally inaugurated the service, following which the buses started their operations on route No. 1 from Model Colony to the Merewether Tower. A total of 240 buses imported from China will run on seven routes in the city.
Another batch of 100 buses had arrived on Tuesday at the Karachi port from China for their induction into the fleet of the bus service. Memon had said on the occasion that the provincial government of the PPP has the utmost resolve to provide the best public transportation facilities to the people of the city.