The Orange Line Karachi Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Service will start operating on September 10, according to an announcement made by Sindh Information and Transport Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon.
The commercial operation of the Orange Line BRT Service, which was recently renamed the Abdul Sattar Edhi Line, will begin on September 10, according to an announcement made on Twitter by Sharjeel Inam Memon.
The provincial minister noted that the Sindh government has fully funded the building of the Orange Line BRTS for the residents of Karachi.
The 3.88-kilometer-long Orange Line route connects Orangi Town with the Board Office junction. It has five terminals and can accommodate 30 buses at its depot. It is projected to get 50,000 passengers each day.
Syed Qaim Ali Shah, a former chief minister of Sindh, inaugurated the project in June 2016 to help 50,000 inhabitants of Orangi Town. Since the project’s inception in 2016, it was anticipated that it would be finished within a year.
Details indicate that the Orange Line bus trial run from Orangi Town to the North Nazimabad Edhi Green Line station has begun in Karachi.
During the trial run, passengers are receiving free service.
Test drive is continue of Orange Line BRT ( Abdul Sattar Edhi Line ). People of karachi will be able to use this service from 10th September. Inshallah transport department government of sindh will bring more new projects of transport for the people of sindh. pic.twitter.com/5izDmiKMMo
— Sharjeel Inam Memon (@sharjeelinam) September 3, 2022