Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
|Owned by||Punjab Mass Transit Authority|
|Bus operators||Lahore Metrobus|
Timber Market Metrobus Station (Punjabi, Urdu : لکڑی بازار میٹروبس اسٹیشن) is a Lahore Metrobus station in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan, located on Ravi Road.
Transport in Pakistan is extensive and varied, and serves a population of over 212.2 million people. In recent years, new national highways have been built, with the addition of motorways which have improved trade and logistics within the country. Pakistan's rail network owned by Pakistan Railways is also undergoing expansion in recent years. Airports and seaports have been built with the addition of foreign and domestic funding.
Lahore is the capital of the Pakistani province of Punjab, is Pakistan's 2nd largest city after Karachi, and is the 26th largest city in the world. Lahore is the largest city of Punjab. Lahore is one of Pakistan's wealthiest cities with an estimated GDP (PPP) of $84 billion as of 2019. It is the largest city and historic cultural centre of the greater Punjab region, and is one of Pakistan's most socially liberal, progressive, and cosmopolitan cities.
Rawalpindi railway station is located in Saddar area of Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan. It is one of several major stops on the Karachi–Peshawar Railway Line. The nearest Saddar Metrobus Station, part of the Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metrobus is 20 minutes (1.5 km) walk away.
Lahore Development Authority (LDA) is responsible for new planned development in Lahore, Pakistan. It also regulates and issues permits for new construction and housing projects, private houses, and commercial development. It also manages Lahore's parks and green areas.
There are several modes of transport available in Lahore.
The transport system in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, connects it with all major cities and towns via regular trains and bus services running mostly from the neighbouring city of Rawalpindi.
The Lahore Metrobus is a bus rapid transit service operating in Lahore Punjab, Pakistan. Lahore Metrobus service is integrated with Lahore Transport Company's local bus service to operate as one urban transport system, providing seamless transit service across Lahore District with connections to neighboring suburban communities. The Lahore Metrobus was designed to be opened in stages, with the first stage opening on 11 February 2013 stretching from Gajumata to Shahadra. The 27 km stretch was opened during a ceremony by Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif along with Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey Bekir Bozdağ. The second and third stages have been put on hold, as proposals have been put forth to convert the remaining stages to light rail.
Gajju Matta is a neighbourhood and union council located in Nishtar Tehsil of Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. Gajjumata Metrobus Terminal Station serves as the southern terminus of the Lahore Metrobus.
The Multan Metrobus, is a bus rapid transit (BRT) system in Multan, Punjab, Pakistan. Construction on the line began in May 2015, while operations commenced on 24 January 2017.
The Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metrobus is a 48.1 km (29.9 mi) bus rapid transit system operating in the Islamabad–Rawalpindi metropolitan area of Pakistan. It consists of four routes, namely the Red, Orange, Blue, and Green Lines. The Red and Orange Lines have dedicated lanes with proper stations built along them, while the Blue and Green Lines currently run along the Islamabad Expressway and Srinagar Highway respectively, with regular traffic.
Orange Line is an automated rapid transit line in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan and the first driverless metro in Pakistan. It is operated by the Punjab Mass Transit Authority and forms part of the Lahore Metro system. The line is Pakistan's first metro train. The line spans 27.1 km (16.8 mi) with 25.4 km (15.8 mi) elevated and 1.72 km (1.1 mi) underground. The line is served by 26 stations and is expected to handle 250,000 passenger daily.
Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri, better known as Mumtaz Qadri, was a Pakistani terrorist and the assassin of Salmaan Taseer, Governor of Punjab. Qadri was a commando of the Elite Police and, at the time of the assassination, a member of the squad of personal bodyguards assigned to protect Salmaan Taseer. A follower of the Barelvi version of Sunni Islam, he assassinated Taseer on 4 January 2011. He claimed to have killed the Governor because Taseer spoke in defense of Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman convicted of blasphemy and sentenced to death. Qadri was convicted by the Islamabad High Court, sentenced to death and hanged in February 2016.
Shehbaz Sharif served the longest tenure in history as chief minister of Punjab spanning over 11 years of rule. His tenures involved the 1997 Nawaz Government, the 2008 Pakistan Peoples Party's regime and the 2013 PML-N's rule. His prominent contribution involves infrastructure development, transit projects and power plants. He has developed flyovers, road infrastructures, transit services and power projects. He is best known for his dedication, working speed, ability to execute mega projects and quick actions. However, he is also criticised over lack of priorities, spending development funds mostly in Lahore and large cities, keeping major power and assignments within himself, nepotism, conflict of interests, and misuse of authority by opposition parties.
Shahdara Metrobus Terminal Station is a Lahore Metrobus station in Shahdara Bagh, Punjab, Pakistan, located on the north bank of the Ravi River at Old Ravi Bridge Road. The station is located just south of the junction between N-5 National Highway and N-60 National Highway and serves as the northern terminus of the Lahore Metrobus. The terminal consists of a series of covered platforms and a fenced off busway.
Gajjumata Metrobus Terminal Station is a Lahore Metrobus station in Gajju Matta, Punjab, Pakistan, located on Ferozepur Road, just north of Rohi Nala Road. It serves as the southern terminus of the Lahore Metrobus. The terminal consists of a series of covered platforms and a fenced off busway.
The Punjab Masstransit Authority is a public transportation authority of the Punjab province in Pakistan. PMA operates in the province's urban centers namely Lahore, Multan and the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
Niazi Chowk Metrobus Station is a Lahore Metrobus station in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan, along south bank of the Ravi River at the intersection of Multan Road and Ravi Road.
Anarkali is a rapid transit station serving the Orange Line of the Lahore Metro in Lahore, Pakistan. It is one of the two underground stations on the Orange Line.