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Trial Service of Electric Buses Starts in Federal Islamabad

Trial Service of Electric Buses Starts in Federal Islamabad

Trial Service of Electric Buses Starts in Federal Islamabad.

Islamabad Launches Electric Bus Trial Service

In a significant step towards sustainable urban transportation, Islamabad has commenced the trial service of electric buses.

This marks a notable milestone in the city’s efforts to reduce pollution and provide modern travel facilities.

Trial Service Details

  • Start Date: The trial service began on Monday.
  • Route: Feeder route number four, connecting PIMS Hospital to Quaid-e-Azam University.
  • Frequency: Buses run every 10 minutes.
  • Stops: Include PIMS Hospital, Radio Colony, Satara Market, Melody, Aabpara, NADRA Chowk, Serena Hotel, and Quaid-e-Azam University.
  • Trial Phase: Passengers are not allowed during the trial phase. The official service begins on July 1, 2024.

Future Service

  • Free Initial Service: The service will be free for the public initially, with a fare of Rs.50 introduced later.
  • Additional Route: Another feeder route serving the university area, passing through Karachi Company, G-10, and G-11 Markezs, reaching NUST University.

Public Reception

The initiative has been warmly received, especially by senior citizens, students, and women, who will benefit from the eco-friendly transportation option.

Existing Services

Islamabad currently has Green Line and Blue Line bus services organized by the Capital Development Authority (CDA):

  • Green Line: Operates from PIMS Hospital.
  • Blue Line: Extends from PIMS to Gulberg.

Expansion Plans

  • Feeder Routes: 14 approved feeder routes, with four operational and 10 to be activated in phases.
  • Bus Procurement: 30 buses already delivered out of a consignment of 160 from China.


The introduction of electric buses is a significant step towards a greener future, reducing pollution and noise, and enhancing the urban transportation infrastructure in Islamabad. This initiative by the CDA aims to provide modern travel facilities and contribute to the well-being of the city’s residents.

For more information, visit the official CDA website.

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