More buses arrive in Karachi for People’s Bus Service: Sharjeel

Karachi: Sharjeel Inam Memon, former Sindh minister for information, transport, and mass transit, announced on Saturday that a new batch of buses for the People’s Bus Service had arrived in Karachi for the project’s second phase.
The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader shared the information on the social media platform ‘X’ (formerly Twitter), saying that “these buses were procured by the PPP’s Sindh government.”
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During the PPP’s tenure, the Sindh government launched the intra-district People’s Bus Service project in Karachi in June 2022. The air-conditioned buses came from China.
Sharjeel went on to say that the people of Karachi could now take advantage of this ‘amazing service’ at the most affordable price.
Sharjeel added that the buses would be ready for public use in a matter of days.
Around 240 air-conditioned buses were imported from China for the Peoples Intra District Bus Service project’s first phase. In the first phase, seven routes were finalized, with 240 buses operating on them.
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Following an increase in demand, the PPP-led Sindh government expanded the seven routes in July 2022 to include the Clifton, Defence, and Gulshan-e-Hadeed routes.