Federal Government has decided to offer discounts to students and the elderly on Metro Feeder Route buses.
The decision was reached during a meeting at the Capital Development Authority (CDA) headquarters on Thursday under the chairmanship of Captain (retd) Noor-ul-Amin Mengal, Chairman of the Capital Development Authority.
The meeting decided that students and people above 60 years of age will be given a 50% discount if they travel on the feeder route buses. Additionally, children below 10 years of age will be able to use the service for free.
Currently, the Feeder Route buses are divided into three fleets, namely:
- Blue Line — Travels from Koral Chowk to PIMS via Islamabad Highway
- Green Line — Travels from Bhara Kahu to PIMS via Srinagar Highway
- Orange Line — Travels from Excise Department to Islamabad International Airport (IIA)
Two New Services
CDA also plans to introduce two new bus services in Rawalpindi and Islamabad, namely, the Purple Line and the Silver Line.
The CDA Chairman’s office has informed the media that the Purple Line will operate on IJP Road while the Silver Line will operate from Taramri. The Blue Line bus service will be extended to Rawat in order to further facilitate commuters.
It should also be on metro bus service . Kindly look into it . Other thing is route of metro should be extended from Faizabad to Rawat through Express High Way.