Peshawar BRT Inaugration 2020
PESHAWAR: The Peshawar BRT Inaugration will be today on 13 August 2020 by Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Peshawar BRT project consists of a 27.5 kilometer of main track which includes a total of 31 stations. The total length of the feeder router is 62 kilometers long consisting of 146 stops. Peshawar Bus Transit worth Rs 70 billion. In this project, 7 different areas of the city have been connected to the main track of BRT. The people of Peshawar can use small buses to reach the main route.
According to the authorities of BRT, about 60,000 traveling cards were sold in just 4 days. The project is also equipped with the Intelligence Tracking System (ITS), and the generated funds will be utilized by the Trans Peshawar.
According to BRT official documents, the initial estimated cost of this project was 49 billion but the cost of the project had increased to approximately Rs. 70 billion. For this project, the AFD bank and Asian Development Bank had provided a loan and the remaining amount was provided by the provincial government.