Punjab govt. has decided to start construction work on much-awaited Rawalpindi Rapid Transit Project.
As we reported earlier, about Rawalpindi Metro Bus Service, and according to initial news details Rawalpindi Metro Bus will routed from Flashman Hotel Saddar to Pak Secretariat Islamabad.
The planed project will be completed in 11 months. The estimated project cost is 34.80 billion Rupees. The chief minister of Punjab will likely to inaugurate the project on 28 February, 2014.
Work on the project will be started in the month of March and completed by the end of January 2015.
The total length of the route from Saddar to Pak Secretariat will be approximately 23 KM. The route will consist of 24 Bus Stations, TEN bus stations will be established in Rawalpindi and Fourteen in Islamabad.
Rawalpindi to Islamabad: An 8.6 KM elevated track, consisting of 10 bus stops, would be constructed from Flashman’s Chowk in Saddar to Faizabad.
From Faizabad it turns towards Islamabad using IJP Road and enters Jinnah Avenue via 9th Avenue and continues towards Pak Secretariat.