The Sindh government on Friday launched the second new route of the electric bus service in Karachi under its Peoples Bus Service programme.
The new route No 2 of the EV bus service will start from Baharia Town and end at Malir Halt via M9 Toll Plaza, Baqai University, Jinnah Avenue, Malir Cantt, Tank Chowk, Model Colony.
According to Sindh Transport Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon the 13 electric buses will be operated on this route and after further development new rotes will be added along with ore buses.
Earlier, in a tweet, the PPP leader said, “Sindh government under the direction of party’s leadership and CM Sindh is going to start new routes of buses for the people of Karachi. Three new routes will start in current month of Ramadan. The public can use now new fleet of EV buses.”
It is pertinent to mention here that, this year in January the Sindh government launched the first route of electric bus service. The buses on route 1 run between Karachi Airport and Seaview.
The first route of the electric bus service starts from Tank Chowk near Jinnah Avenue to pass through Airport, Sharea Faisal, FTC, Korangi Road, Khayaban-i Ittehad to reach Clock Tower at Seaview.