With the aim to provide safe, efficient and comfortable urban transportation system in the major cities of Punjab; the Government of Punjab has established Punjab Metrobus Authority (PMA) for construction, operation and maintenance of mass transit system.
The good news for the citizens of the Lahore is that the Metro Bus service is free for public use for first one month.
|Buses are moving on the 8.3Km long overhead bridge infront of GC University|
To avail Metro Bus services, every passenger must carry a valid ticket. However, infants ride for free. Passengers have the choice of purchasing two types of RFID-based fare media/tickets:
- Single-Ride Tokens: That are deposited/returned at the exit platform
- Multi-Journey Metro Bus cards: That are retained by the passenger
|Metro Bus Station in Lahore, Pakistan|
The Metro Bus System Line-1 from Gajjumata to Shahdara is established in Lahore, and is the first system to be operated by PMA. MBS Line-1 is approximately 27 KM long running in the North-South direction through the heart of Lahore.
|Rotary Turns of Metro Bus Track at MAO College|
Key locations throughout the city are targeted to allow maximum number of citizens from surrounding areas to avail the bus services. Initially, 27 stations were planned and built along the MBS corridor, which have been designed keeping in view the needs of the passengers.
|Route Map of Lahore Metro Bus Service|
www.pma.punjab.gov.pk Visit Punjab MetroBus Authority website for detailed information regarding Metro Bus Service in Lahore.
This is a very good step from Government of Punjab.