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Islamabad - Rawalpindi, Pakistan - rawalpindi-islamabad metrobus

 

Islamabad - Rawalpindi has 3,871,000 inhabitants. 35% of total trips are made by public transport, as showed in the graph below.

 

MODAL SPLIT - ISLAMABAD - RAWALPINDI

The city has started the system in 2015 and now counts with 1 bus priority corridors consisting of 22 kilometers and benefiting 125,000 passengers every day.

 

SYSTEM LENGTH IN RELATION TO Pakistan

 

DAILY DEMAND IN RELATION TO Pakistan

Some technical details about corridors are presented in the table below.

 

 

Corridor NameDaily demand, corridor (passengers per day)Corridor length (km)Stations, corridorPre-board fare collection, corridorOvertaking lanes, corridorStation boarding level, corridorOperating speed, corridor
Rawalpindi - Islamabad 125,000 22,50 22 All All High level platform

Curiosities

SYSTEM Indicators

Indicator Value Date Source
GDP per capita (US$) (General info) 1,429 2015 databank.worldbank.org
Population, city (General info) 3,871,000 2015, population of both cities www.cia.gov
Population, metro area (General info) 4,500,000 2015 rawalpindi.gov.pk
Population density, metropolitan area (General info) 727 2015 www.pbs.gov.pk & rawalpindi.gov.pk
Modal split % public transport (General info) 35 2012 cdia.asia
Modal split % private transport (General info)
Modal split % non motorized (General info)
System name (System info) Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metrobus 2015 www.metrobus.com.pk
Corridors (System info) 1 2015 www.pakistantimes.com
Year system commenced (System info) 2015 www.pakistantimes.com
Transit agency (System info) Punjab Metrobus Authority rawalpindi.gov.pk
Standard fare (US$) (System info) 0,19 2015 www.dawn.com
Annual fare revenue (US$ millions) (System info) 5,01 2015 Calculated using annual demand and fare
Fare integration within the system (System info)
Citywide fare integration (other modes) (System info)
Integration terminals (System info) 2 www.metrori.pk
Transfer stations (System info) 0 2015 www.worldbrt.net
Peak load (passengers per hour per direction) (System info) 2,100 2015 www.worldbrt.net
Daily demand (passengers per day) (System info) 125,000 2015 www.worldbrt.net
Annual demand (passengers per year) (System info) 37,500,000 2012, estimated demand Calculated using daily demand and 300 working days
Capital productivity (boardings per bus per day) (System info)
Operational productivity (IPK) (System info)
Operations control center (System info) All www.metrobus.com.pk
Trunk lines (System info) 1 2015 www.pakistantimes.com
Feeder routes (System info) No 2015 www.worldbrt.net
Depots (System info) 1 rawalpindi.gov.pk
System length (km) (Additional Information) 22,50 www.metrobus.com.pk
Position of with-flow lanes (Additional Information) Median & Separated ROW www.metrobus.com.pk
Position of counterflow lanes (Additional Information) N/A www.metrobus.com.pk
Position of bus doors (Additional Information) Right 2015 www.youtube.com
Lane material on running ways (Additional Information) Asphalt 2015 www.youtube.com
Lane material at stations (Additional Information) Concrete 2015 www.youtube.com
Stations (Additional Information) 22 2015 www.metrori.pk
Station spacing (m) (Additional Information) 1022,7 2015 Calculated using system length and stations
Pre-board fare collection (Additional Information) All 2015 www.metrori.pk
Overtaking lanes (Additional Information) All 2015 www.worldbrt.net
Station boarding level (Additional Information) High level platform 2015 www.youtube.com
Real time information (Additional Information)
Peak frequency (buses per hour) (Additional Information) 21 2015 www.worldbrt.net
Operating speed (Additional Information)
Total fleet (System fleet) 68 2015 www.pakistantimes.com
Fleet, standard buses (System fleet) 0 2015 www.pakistantimes.com
Average age, standard buses (System fleet) N/A
Propulsion, standard buses (System fleet) N/A
Fuel type, standard buses (System fleet) N/A
Fuel economy, standard buses (System fleet) N/A
Fleet, articulated buses (System fleet) 68 2015 www.pakistantimes.com
Average age, articulated buses (System fleet)
Propulsion, articulated buses (System fleet) Combustion 2015 www.worldbrt.net
Fuel type, articulated buses (System fleet) Diesel 2015 www.worldbrt.net
Fuel economy, articulated buses (System fleet)
Fleet, bi-articulated buses (System fleet) 0 2015 www.pakistantimes.com
Average age, bi-articulated buses (System fleet) N/A
Propulsion, bi-articulated buses (System fleet) N/A
Fuel type, bi-articulated buses (System fleet) N/A
Fuel economy, bi-articulated buses (System fleet) N/A
Fleet, double-decker buses (System fleet) 0 2015 www.pakistantimes.com
Average age, double-decker buses (System fleet) N/A
Propulsion, double-decker buses (System fleet) N/A
Fuel type, double-decker buses (System fleet) N/A
Fuel economy, double-decker buses (System fleet) N/A
Typical fuel type (System fleet) Diesel 2015 www.worldbrt.net
City's diesel sulfur content (ppm) (System fleet)
Total cost per kilometer (US$ million per km) (System cost)
Planning cost (US$ million) (System cost)
Capital cost per kilometer (US$ million per km) (System cost)
Infrastructure cost per kilometer (US$ million per km) (System cost) 20,00 2015 www.thenews.com.pk
Equipment cost (US$ million) (System cost)
Annual operational cost (US$ million) (System cost)
User rating (System image)
Brand and logo (System image) Yes 2015 www.worldbrt.net
Unique bus livery (System image) Yes 2015 www.worldbrt.net
Citywide annual road fatalities (System road safety)
Citywide annual injuries (System road safety)

CORRIDOR Indicators - Rawalpindi - Islamabad

Indicator Value Date Source
Corridor Name (Corridor info) Rawalpindi - Islamabad 2015 www.metrobus.com.pk
Year corridor commenced (Corridor info) 2015 www.pakistantimes.com
Corridor service (Corridor info) Trunk lines 2015 www.pakistantimes.com
Peak load, corridor (passengers per hour per direction) (Corridor info) 2,100 2015 www.worldbrt.net
Daily demand, corridor (passengers per day) (Corridor info) 125,000 2015 www.worldbrt.net
Trunk lines, corridor (Corridor info) 1 2015 www.pakistantimes.com
Corridor length (km) (Running ways) 22,50 www.metrobus.com.pk
Length of segregated lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 0,00 www.metrobus.com.pk
Length of segregated counterflow lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 0,00 www.metrobus.com.pk
Length of exclusive lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 22,50 www.metrobus.com.pk
Mixed traffic with-flow length, corridor (km) (Running ways) 0,00 www.metrobus.com.pk
Position of with-flow lanes, corridor (Running ways) Median & Separated ROW www.metrobus.com.pk
Position of counterflow lanes, corridor (Running ways) N/A www.metrobus.com.pk
Position of bus doors, corridor (Running ways) Right 2015 www.youtube.com
Lane material on running ways, corridor (Running ways) Asphalt 2015 www.youtube.com
Lane material at stations, corridor (Running ways) Concrete 2015 www.youtube.com
Grade-separated intersections, corridor (Traffic engineering) All 2015 www.metrobus.com.pk
Fixed signal priority (Traffic engineering) N/A www.metrobus.com.pk
Dynamic signal priority (Traffic engineering) N/A www.metrobus.com.pk
Stations, corridor (Stations) 22 2015 www.metrobus.com.pk
Station spacing, corridor (m) (Stations) 1022,7 2015 Calculated using corridor length and stations
Enhanced stations (Stations) Yes 2015 www.metrori.pk
Pre-board fare collection, corridor (Stations) All 2015 www.metrori.pk
Overtaking lanes, corridor (Stations) All 2015 www.worldbrt.net
Station boarding level, corridor (Stations) High level platform 2015 www.youtube.com
Type of bus guidance (ITS)
Peak frequency, corridor (buses per hour per direction) (Travel time) 21 2015 www.worldbrt.net
Operating speed, corridor (Travel time)
Express services (Travel time) No 2015 www.pakistantimes.com
Speed limit (km/h) (Travel time)
Real time information, corridor (Comfort)
Physically integrated feeders (Comfort) No 2015 www.worldbrt.net
Total cost per kilometer, corridor (US$ million per km) (Cost)
Planning cost, corridor (US$ million) (Cost)
Infrastructure cost per kilometer, corridor (US$ million per km) (Cost) 20,00 2015 www.thenews.com.pk
User rating, corridor (Quality of service)
Corridor annual fatalities (Road Safety)

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