At least 10 busses for the Peoples Bus Service (PBS) arrived in Larkana on Sunday, the service would be inaugurated on June 21.
According to Larkana Deputy Commissioner the 10 busses to be used for the inaugural phase of the People's Bus Service have reached Larkana.
The busses will operate on a 10.3kms route starting from Larkana Bus Terminal to Larkana Junction Via Indus Highway.
Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will inaugurate the service on June 21, he said adding a total of 140 buses were procured for the service, out of whch 130 will be used for Karachi.
The Peoples Bus Service service will be inaugurated in Karachi on June 22, 2022.
According to the Sindh Mass Transit Authority, the buses will facilitate 31 passengers including two seats for the disabled, while there is space for up to 80 passengers.
Seats are also reserved for persons with disabilities and Women on buses.
On May 14, Sindh Minister for Information, Transport and Mass Transit Sharjeel Inam Memon directed Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) and other concerned authorities to clear all hurdles along the routes of the Peoples Bus Service by this month.
The 130 buses will run on four different routes in the provincial capital of Sindh.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 20th, 2022.
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