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Old April 15th, 2016, 12:31 PM   #161
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Daewoo Express Lahore DHA Bus Service







Lahore, 1st December 2015. Pakistan's largest transport company, Daewoo Pakistan Express Bus Service Ltd, in collaboration with Defence Housing Authority, Lahore, inaugurated an international standard urban bus service today which shall operate within DHA while also servicing its periphery.

Daewoo Express has been operating the "Lahore City Bus Service" for the last 17 years and was the first international company to operate a city bus service in Pakistan. At the time, it was the first time in Pakistan's history, that air-conditioned diesel buses were introduced in urban/domestic public transport. The new Lahore DHA bus service comprises of international standard air conditioned buses equipped with WiFi. In keeping with its tradition, Daewoo Express has launched these state-of-the-art buses which, for the first time in Pakistan, are fitted with Euro-3 engines which produce 75% less emissions (pollution) compared to other diesel buses.
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Previously these buses were running inside DHA only but probably due to less profit they have shelved that route. Now they are running on route no 5 (City railway station to Phase VI - DHA).

Route: Railway station, Shimla pahari, Queens road, Jail road, Gulberg, Cavalry ground, RA bazar, Defence mor, Ghazi chowk, Y block market, Lalik Jan chowk, LUMS, Wateen chowk, Nawaz Sharif interchange, Phase VI terminal.



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Integrated transport: 200 buses to ply Metro feeder routes next month


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LAHORE: Two hundred new pubic buses will hit city roads the next month.

In February, the Punjab Mass-transit Authority (PMA) had inked an agreement with Daewoo Pakistan Express Bus Service for the procurement, operation and maintenance of 200 feeder buses for the Lahore Metro Bus service.

PMA Operations General Manager Syed Uzair Shah said the new buses were in the final stage of manufacturing and would arrive in the country in August. He said in the first phase the buses would run on 14 feeder routes spread over 123 kilometres. “Later, more buses will be inducted to the mass-transit network,” he said.

Shah said the authority aimed to provide public transport to all citizens within 500 metres of their locations. “Induction of 200 buses will help improve integrated bus operations in the City.”

Earlier, it had been announced that the buses would ply on city roads in April. The project was delayed owing to disagreement over terms of the contract between the authority and the operator.

Daewoo Pakistan is investing Rs3 billion for the procurement of the 200 buses including 162 big (70 seats) and 38 small buses. The company says it plans to expand the fleet later.

The company will operate the buses on the feeder routes of the Metro Bus service and bill the PMA on a per-kilometre basis.

The authority will pay Rs165 and Rs140 a kilometre for big and small buses, respectively.

Initially, 200,000 passengers will travel on the buses daily. According to estimates, each bus can transport 1,000 passengers a day.

Official documents indicate that the buses will be equipped with Automated Fare Collection and Bus Scheduling System (AFC-BSS) and GPS tracking devices.

The operator will set up card (ticket) sale and recharge points at 22 localities on the feeder routes as specified by the authority. The sale points will remain open during the bus operation time – tentatively estimated at 18 hours a day.

The operator will provide 15 handheld electronic ticket validators for spot checking, to facilitate PMA assigned ticket inspectors.

The agreement has been signed for six years. It might be extended with the consent of the parties.

The authority plans to run as many as 1,400 standard or mini-buses on 104 routes covering 951 kilometres.
http://tribune.com.pk/story/1142042/...es-next-month/
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Metro feeder routes: 200 buses to reach Lahore in mid-Sept

By Imran Adnan

Published: August 10, 2016

As many as 35 articulated buses to be used for the Multan Metro Bus Service have reached the country, Daewoo Pakistan spokesperson said.

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As many as 200 buses to be run on feeder routes of the Metro Bus Service are set to reach the city by mid-September, a Daewoo Pakistan spokesperson told The Express Tribune on Tuesday.

He said an order had already been placed for these buses. The company would run these buses, 162 big-sized and 38 small-sized, under an agreement with the Punjab Mass-transit Authority (PMA) on 14 routes spread over 123 kilometers. The agreement has been signed for a six-year period. It can be extended with consent of both parties.

The spokesperson said Daewoo Pakistan was spending Rs3 billion for the procurement of these buses. He said that the Punjab Mass-transit Authority (PMA) would pay the company Rs165 (for big-sized buses) and Rs140 (for small-sized buses) per kilometre for operating these buses. The company estimates that around 200,000 passengers will travel on the feeder routes every day. The buses will be equipped with Automated Fare Collection and Bus Scheduling System (AFC-BSS) and global positioning system (GPS) tracking devices.

Official documents available with The Tribune state that the company will set up card (ticket) sale and recharge points at 22 locations along the feeder routes. These points will remain open during operations hours – estimated to be around 18 in a day. The company will also arrange 15 handheld electronic ticket validators for spot checking by ticket inspectors.

Earlier, PMA Operations General Manager Syed Uzair Shah had announced that buses for feeder routes would reach the city in August. He had said that the company hoped to arrange public transport facilities within 500 metres of each resident of the city. The authority planned to run around 1,400 standard or mini-buses on 104 routes covering 951 km, he had said.

35 buses for Multan Metro arrive in country

As many as 35 articulated buses to be used for the Multan Metro Bus Service have reached the country, Daewoo Pakistan spokesperson said.

He said the 18-meter long articulated buses would start operations as soon as the construction of metro bus track was complete. “It is likely that the project will be inaugurated on the Independence Day,” he said.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 10th, 2016.

http://tribune.com.pk/story/1159160/...city-mid-sept/
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