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  • Green Line Train fare reduced

    LAHORE: Commuters opting to travel on the newly-launched Green Line Train on different sections between Islamabad and Karachi will be paying less from June 20...

    The fare cut has been introduced one month or so after the train started covering the distance between the federal capital and Karachi in 22 hours...

  • Revised timings of Green Line train

    LAHORE: The newly-launched Green Line Express Train will be operating between federal and Sindh capitals according to revised timings from May 22...

    A spokesperson said on Monday that from May 22, the Green Line train would leave Karachi Cantt at 10pm for Islamabad’s Margalla station where it would arrive the next day at 8pm...

  • Melody Food Park paints a sorry picture

    Once the go-to destination for local foodies, Melody Food Park has lost its charm over the years...

    However, substandard food items, overcharging and poor seating arrangements, little parking space and above all, competition from various eateries in other parts of the city, caused the food park to lose popularity...

  • Green Line welcomed in Bahawalpur

    BAHAWALPUR: A large number of PML-N activists and railway officials welcomed the Green Line express train at Bahawalpur railway station on Saturday...

    As the Karachi-to-Islamabad Green Line arrived at railway station’s platform, a large number of people welcomed it with cheers and drumbeat...

  • Karachi’s Green Line bus will be more beautiful than Lahore metro: PM Nawaz

    KARACHI: "It will be more beautiful than the Lahore metro bus," Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told his audience during the groundbreaking ceremony of Karachi's Green Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system held at Nazimabad area's Anu Bhai Park on Friday...

    Upon his arrival in Karachi earlier, Premier Nawaz was received by CM Qaim, Sindh Governor Ishratul Ibad Khan and Director General Rangers Major General Bilal Akbar at the Pakistan Air...

  • Plan to bring Green Line bus project under video surveillance

    KARACHI: The federal government has decided to put its Green Line Bus Rapid Transit System project for Karachi under video surveillance for security and monitoring of the “state of the art transport service” through closed-circuit television cameras (CCTV) with a plan to keep an eye on its pace, fairness and smoothness of the ongoing work, sources and officials said...

    They said some 150 cameras had already been installed and were...

  • Green Line bus project delayed till April

    KARACHI: Commuters in the metropolis would have to wait at least till April before they are able to travel by the Green Line Bus Rapid Transit service, as the project, launched in February 2016 and announced to be completed by December 2017, has been delayed...

    “If you go through the original plan, the [Green Line] bus service terminates at the Gurumandir intersection,” said an official...

  • SHC suspends private firm’s permit to construct Green Line underpass

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Friday suspended the work permit issued by the federal authorities to a private firm engaged in the construction work of an underpass near the Quaid’s mausoleum for the Green Line Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) till May 31...

    Read: Green line blues: Delays mar a major public transport project in KarachiThey submitted that the defendant construction firm was not qualified for the award of the contract...

  • Part of Green Line bus project to be built at grade, says Murad

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Thursday took a policy decision to construct the portion of the Green Line bus project from the Numaish intersection to Municipal Park at grade so that it could be completed soon as it had already taken too long to complete...

    The chief secretary told the meeting that the federal government had given two options to the provincial government for the construction of the BRT Green Line...

  • Green Line bus project to be made operational by March 2020, Murad told

    KARACHI: The Sindh government has ordered removal of all impediments in the completion of the much-awaited Green Line bus rapid transit project so that it can become operational by next year...

    Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah issued such directives during a meeting held at the CM House to review the work on Green Line, which is being undertaken by the Sindh Infrastructure Development Company Ltd (SIDCL), on Wednesday...

  • President briefed on Karachi’s Green Line project

    KARACHI: The Green Line bus rapid transit project, which is expected to be completed by March 2020, would provide the much-needed transport facility to hundreds of thousands of people of Karachi initially with 65 diesel-hybrid buses, a senior official said on Monday...

    According to a statement issued by the Governor House, SIDCL chief executive officer Sualeh Farooqi informed the meeting that the company had completed phase-I of the...

  • Spanish firm approaches FIA, NAB over ‘fraud’ in Green Line project

    KARACHI: The much-awaited Green Line service seems to be surrounded by a financial controversy even before its launch...

    The complaint came from the Spain-based GRUPSA, considered as one of the pioneers in automatic equipment around the world, claiming that the company had provided platform screen doors (PSDs) for the Green Line project against over a half million euros...

  • Spanish firm seeks permission to visit Green Line project site, look into ‘wrongdoings’

    KARACHI: The multi-billion rupee Green Line bus project, which was meant to address the decades-long transport problems of Karachiites, is facing another controversy as this time a European company that had offered technological support and services for the project has sought a nod from the authorities to allow its team to visit the site “before inauguration” since it has came to know about installation of substandard equipment and materials...

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