LAHORE – The Lahore Transport Company (LTC) claimed on Saturday to have launched air-conditioned urban bus service on seven routes in the last two months.

The seven routes include B-51 (Railway Station to Liaqatabad), B-55 (Railway Station to Sabzazar), B-56 (Thokar Niaz Baig to Raiwind), B-08 (Railway Station to Allama Iqbal Airport), B-28 (Allama Iqbal International Airport to Valencia), B-49 (Railway Station to Kamonke) and B-18 (Railway Station to Tajpura).

The LTC stated this after holding a review meeting on the performance and implementation of various urban transport initiatives. The meeting was presided over by the LTC CEO Khawaja Haider Latif; while Communication and Marketing General Manager Amjad Hussain, Human Resource General Manager Nauman Faisal, Finance General Manager Mariam Khawar and other officers of the departments attended.

The meeting was informed that the Pink Bus Service, which had been launched exclusively for female passengers, was being operated successfully on different urban routes and the number of buses under the scheme would be gradually increased.

The meeting was also informed that the Student Green Card Scheme was being executed in collaboration with the educational institutions of Lahore. With the implementation of the scheme, students pay just Rs10 as fare for their destinations.