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People’s Bus Service, Karachi: History, Routes & More

December 13, 2022

People’s Bus Service is a project by the Sindh Government under the authority of the Sindh Mass Transit Authority. The project aims to solve the long-withstanding problem of public transport in the city. Thousands of commuters in Karachi face difficulties on the road every day, as a result of the[...]
Transport system of Karachi has been improving at a high pace. Graana blog brings you an overview of Orange Line Karachi

An Overview of Orange Line Karachi

November 23, 2022

The public transport system in Karachi has been subject to many improvements in recent years. Thanks to new projects, such as the bus service of Orange Line Karachi, people are now able to commute conveniently on a daily basis. The construction of flyovers and underpasses, as well as other recent[...]
Karachi Railway Station

Everything You Need to Know About Karachi Railway Station

November 21, 2022

Karachi Railway Station, also referred to as Karachi Cantt Station, is situated right in the middle of the city's main cantonment area. Being the second-oldest railway station in the city after Karachi City Station, Karachi Cantt Station's stunning architecture reflects its extensive past. Graana.com provides a comprehensive overview of this[...]
motorways in Pakistan

An Overview of Motorways in Pakistan

November 8, 2022

Pakistan’s motorway network is considerably extensive, spanning over 2816 kilometres, with an additional under-construction patch of 1213 km. The network consists of 11 fully-operational motorways, along with several more partially operational or under-construction motorways. These connect the country’s major cities and also provide links to Afghanistan, China, and Iran. If[...]
Islamabad and Rawalpindi Bus Routes

Islamabad and Rawalpindi Metro Bus Routes

March 27, 2022

Until recent times, public transport in Islamabad was generally in shambles and required the urgent intervention from the government. Therefore, based on research and various studies conducted by the Punjab government and the Capital Development Authority (CDA), the provincial and federal governments joined forces in the early 2010s to launch[...]
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Govt releases Rs50mn for renovation of railway stations

September 21, 2020

ISLAMABAD: A sum of Rs50 million has been approved by the government under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2020-21 to upgrade the railway stations across the country. Along with modernizing the railway stations, the authorities will ensure the provision of all facilities to accommodate the passengers under the initiative.[...]
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Islamabad to get an electric bus service

June 10, 2020

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has planned a dedicated metro corridor to operate electric bus service, in order to connect the Islamabad International Airport (IIA) to the city. The bus service will be extended to connect Peshawar Morr to IIA. An operationalised model including fleet acquisition, information technology services,[...]
ML-1 project, economic zones to aid poverty alleviation: Asad

ML-1 project, economic zones to aid poverty alleviation: Asad

January 14, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning and Development, Asad Umer on Monday said that feasibility for ML-1 project has been formulated and $9 billion would be spent for the improvement of the railway system. While speaking to a private news channel programme, he further stated that the current government is resolute[...]
CDA to construct five new interchanges

CDA to construct five new interchanges

November 4, 2019

ISLAMABAD: To accommodate the growing traffic of the capital, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has decided to construct five interchanges in the city. The decision was reached keeping in view the growing needs of space for motorists, and the necessity to expand and extend the road infrastructure in the capital.[...]
Hazara Motorway Shah-Maqsood to Havelian-Maira section to complete in one week

Hazara Motorway Shah-Maqsood to Havelian-Maira section to complete in one week

October 18, 2019

ABBOTABAD: Hazara Motorway Shah-Maqsood to Havelian-Maira section will be completed within one week and its formal inauguration would be held shortly. The statement was given by Officials of National Highway Authority (NHA) while briefing Commissioner Hazara division Syed Zaheer-ul-Islam regarding the progress of the project as the commissioner visited Hazara[...]