The Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metrobus is also known as Pakistan metro
or Pandi metrobus. This bus system serves the twin cities of
Pakistan, Rawalpindi and Islamabad, this system uses e-ticketing,
electronic ticketing and it is a intelligent transportation system.
These buses use decided bus lanes for all its routs covering 24 bus
stations. It was inaugurated on 4 June 2015 by the Prime Minister
Mohammad Mia Nawaz Sharif becoming the second fully functional BRT
service in Pakistan after the great success of this service in
There are calls for a mass transit system in Karachi as well, as
the city is the economic hub of Pakistan and has a population five
times that of Rawalpindi-Islamabad, yet still lacks a public mass
the Metro Bus is going to be a major convenience for commuters
travelling between the two cities. Prime Minister Nawaz gave
examples of students and government officers who would have to
spend thousands each month for their commute between the cities.
"Instead of changing two or three routes, they can now reach their
destination in 15-20 minutes.
Hinting at the protracted Islamabad sit-ins spearheaded by the
rival Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), the premier said the project
met with some delays but has finally been completed.
Prime Minister Nawaz also gave hope to the denizens of Karachi
saying that Greenline Rapid Transport System will soon be launched
in the metropolis.
The profit of this service will be determined by the people who
uses this transport service and it all belongs to the Government of