Orange Line BRT: The Sindh government has announced the launch date of yet another mass transit system to facilitate public transportation in Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city. Moreover, Provincial Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon announced on Twitter that the orange line of the BRT, named Abdul Sattar Edhi Line, will be open to the public from September 10.
He shared a video of the Orange Line BRT trial run in another tweet. He announced that the Sindh government would launch more public transport projects. Launched in June 2016 by former Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah, the program will run from Orangi town to the board office, where it will join the Green Line launched in December 2021.
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The Karachi Orange Line bus project, initially launched by the Sindh government in 2016, was expected to be completed in a few years. Still, slow progress has delayed its launch several times. But the good news is that the work on the Abdul Sattar Edhi line is almost complete, and Karachiites are waiting for the official start. This will be announced soon.
Orange Line Karachi route:
The route of Abdul Sattar Edhi Line Karachi starts from AO Chowk in Nazimabad and continues to Nishan Haider Chowk along the 3.9 km route, and there will be four stations, each one km apart. According to the original plans, the Orange Line routes are part of a larger BRT system covering nearly 150 km from Karachi.
Orange Line Karachi Ticket Fare:
The expected ticket price of the buses in Karachi is Rs 25.
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