LAHORE: The Punjab government has approved funds for construction of the Multan metro project.
The approval was granted in a recent meeting at Planning and Development Department, a senior official of P&D told APP here on Sunday. Presenting details, he said Multan Metro Project
Corridor-I included: BZU to Kumharan Chowk passing through the Major Intersections of Northern Bypass, Chungi No.6, Chungi No.9, Fish Market, Daulat Gate, Chungi No.14, BCG Chowk and Vehari Chowk, Approximate length=18 km.
Package 1: Bahauddin Zakaria University to Chungi No.6, length= 5.625 km) at a cost of Rs 4097.19 million.
Package 2: Chungi No.6 to Fish Market, length=3.273 km at a cost of Rs 3905.60 million,
Package 3:Fish Market to Chungi No.14, length=1.171 km at a cost of Rs. 2801.95 million,
Package 4: Chungi No.14 to BCG Chowk and Segment of Vehari Road, length=2.331 km at a cost of Rs. 3564.78 million.
Package 5: BCG Chowk to Chowk Kumharan, length=5.582 km at a cost of Rs. 3773.94 million
Package 6: BCG Chowk to Double Phatak, length=4.10 km at a cost of Rs. 4044.23 million.
Package 7: Shah Abbass Chowk to Muhammad Bin Qasim Chowk, length=3.9 km at the cost of Rs. 3609.82 million.
Package 8: Muhammad Bin Qasim Chowk to Chungi No.9, length=2.823 km) at a cost of Rs. 4553.95 million.
Construction of Multan Metro Project Corridor-2: (Extension): It starts from Double Phattak and terminates at Nagshah with Askari Chowk in between. Approximate length=7.57 km
Package 9: Nag Shah to Double Phattak, length=7.578 km at a cost of Rs. 4344.73 million.
Construction of Multan Metro Project, Supply, Installation, Testing, Commissioning, Operation & Maintenance of Escalator & Elevators at the cost of Rs. 3205.01 million, Construction of Multan Metro Project, Supply, Installation, Testing, Commissioning, Operation & Maintenance of Solar Street Lights, Generators and Platform Screen Door (PSD) at a cost of Rs. 3035.88 million has also been approved, he said.