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Lahore, Pakistan - lahore metro bus system

 

Lahore has 7,132,000 inhabitants. 16% of total trips are made by public transport, as showed in the graph below.

 

MODAL SPLIT - LAHORE

The city has started the system in 2013 and now counts with 1 bus priority corridors consisting of 27 kilometers and benefiting 180,000 passengers every day. The average operational speed of the system is 26,0 km/h.

 

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
180,000 27,00 25 All Partial High level platform 26,0

Curiosities

SYSTEM Indicators

Indicator Value Date Source
GDP per capita (US$) (General info) 1,429 2015 databank.worldbank.org
Population, city (General info) 7,132,000 2010 UN Habitat
Population, metro area (General info)
Population density, metropolitan area (General info)
Modal split % public transport (General info) 16 1992 www.nctr.usf.edu
Modal split % private transport (General info) 24 1992 www.nctr.usf.edu
Modal split % non motorized (General info) 60 1992 www.nctr.usf.edu
System name (System info) Lahore Metro Bus System www.pakistantimes.com
Corridors (System info) 1 2013 thecityfix.com
Year system commenced (System info) 2013 thecityfix.com
Transit agency (System info) Punjab Metrobus Authority 2013 www.pma.punjab.gov.pk
Standard fare (US$) (System info) 0,19 2013 nation.com.pk
Annual fare revenue (US$ millions) (System info) 7,21 Calculated using annual demand and fare
Fare integration within the system (System info) Yes 2015 www.pma.punjab.gov.pk
Citywide fare integration (other modes) (System info)
Integration terminals (System info) 2 2015 www.pma.punjab.gov.pk
Transfer stations (System info) 0
Peak load (passengers per hour per direction) (System info) 10,000 2015 en.wikipedia.org
Daily demand (passengers per day) (System info) 180,000 2015 en.wikipedia.org
Annual demand (passengers per year) (System info) 54,000,000 2015 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 2015 www.pma.punjab.gov.pk
Trunk lines (System info)
Feeder routes (System info) 0 2013 Lahore Metrobus System
Depots (System info)
System length (km) (Additional Information) 27,00 2015 www.pakistantimes.com
Position of with-flow lanes (Additional Information) Median 2015 www.pma.punjab.gov.pk
Position of counterflow lanes (Additional Information) N/A 2013 Lahore Metrobus System
Position of bus doors (Additional Information) Left 2013 www.youtube.com
Lane material on running ways (Additional Information) Asphalt 2013 www.youtube.com
Lane material at stations (Additional Information) Concrete 2013 www.youtube.com
Stations (Additional Information) 25 2015 www.pma.punjab.gov.pk
Station spacing (m) (Additional Information) 1080,0 2015 Calculated using system length and stations
Pre-board fare collection (Additional Information) All 2015 www.pma.punjab.gov.pk
Overtaking lanes (Additional Information) Partial 2015 www.thenews.com.pk
Station boarding level (Additional Information) High level platform 2013 www.youtube.com
Real time information (Additional Information) All 2015 www.pma.punjab.gov.pk
Peak frequency (buses per hour) (Additional Information) 30 2015 www.pma.punjab.gov.pk
Operating speed (Additional Information) 26,0 2015 www.pma.punjab.gov.pk
Total fleet (System fleet) 64 2013 Lahore Metrobus System
Fleet, standard buses (System fleet) 0
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) 64 2015 www.pma.punjab.gov.pk
Average age, articulated buses (System fleet) 0,0 2013 Lahore Metrobus System
Propulsion, articulated buses (System fleet)
Fuel type, articulated buses (System fleet)
Fuel economy, articulated buses (System fleet)
Fleet, bi-articulated buses (System fleet) 0
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
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)
City's diesel sulfur content (ppm) (System fleet)
Total cost per kilometer (US$ million per km) (System cost)
Planning cost (US$ million) (System cost) 0,680 2013 Lahore Metrobus System
Capital cost per kilometer (US$ million per km) (System cost)
Infrastructure cost per kilometer (US$ million per km) (System cost) 11,540 2013 Lahore Metrobus System
Equipment cost (US$ million) (System cost) 16,640 2013 Lahore Metrobus System
Annual operational cost (US$ million) (System cost)
User rating (System image)
Brand and logo (System image) Yes 2015 www.pma.punjab.gov.pk
Unique bus livery (System image) Yes 2015 www.pma.punjab.gov.pk
Citywide annual road fatalities (System road safety)
Citywide annual injuries (System road safety)

CORRIDOR Indicators -

Indicator Value Date Source
Corridor Name (Corridor info)
Year corridor commenced (Corridor info) 2013 Lahore Metrobus System
Corridor service (Corridor info)
Peak load, corridor (passengers per hour per direction) (Corridor info) 10,000 2015 en.wikipedia.org
Daily demand, corridor (passengers per day) (Corridor info) 180,000 2015 en.wikipedia.org
Trunk lines, corridor (Corridor info)
Corridor length (km) (Running ways) 27,00 2015 www.pakistantimes.com
Length of segregated lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 18,70 2015 www.pma.punjab.gov.pk
Length of segregated counterflow lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 0,00
Length of exclusive lanes, corridor (km) (Running ways) 8,30 2015 www.pma.punjab.gov.pk
Mixed traffic with-flow length, corridor (km) (Running ways)
Position of with-flow lanes, corridor (Running ways) Median 2015 www.pma.punjab.gov.pk
Position of counterflow lanes, corridor (Running ways) N/A 2013 Lahore Metrobus System
Position of bus doors, corridor (Running ways) Left 2013 www.youtube.com
Lane material on running ways, corridor (Running ways) Asphalt 2013 www.youtube.com
Lane material at stations, corridor (Running ways) Concrete 2013 www.youtube.com
Grade-separated intersections, corridor (Traffic engineering) Partial 2013 Lahore Metrobus System
Fixed signal priority (Traffic engineering) None 2013 Lahore Metrobus System
Dynamic signal priority (Traffic engineering) All 2015 www.pma.punjab.gov.pk
Stations, corridor (Stations) 25 2015 www.pma.punjab.gov.pk
Station spacing, corridor (m) (Stations) 1080,0 2015 Calculated using system length and stations
Enhanced stations (Stations) Yes 2015 www.pma.punjab.gov.pk
Pre-board fare collection, corridor (Stations) All 2015 www.pma.punjab.gov.pk
Overtaking lanes, corridor (Stations) Partial 2015 www.thenews.com.pk
Station boarding level, corridor (Stations) High level platform 2013 www.youtube.com
Type of bus guidance (ITS)
Peak frequency, corridor (buses per hour per direction) (Travel time) 30 2015 www.pma.punjab.gov.pk
Operating speed, corridor (Travel time) 26,0 2015 www.pma.punjab.gov.pk
Express services (Travel time)
Speed limit (km/h) (Travel time) 50 2015 www.pma.punjab.gov.pk
Real time information, corridor (Comfort) All 2015 www.pma.punjab.gov.pk
Physically integrated feeders (Comfort)
Total cost per kilometer, corridor (US$ million per km) (Cost) 11,000 2013 www.thenews.com.pk
Planning cost, corridor (US$ million) (Cost) 0,680 2013 Lahore Metrobus System
Infrastructure cost per kilometer, corridor (US$ million per km) (Cost) 11,540 2013 Lahore Metrobus System
User rating, corridor (Quality of service)
Corridor annual fatalities (Road Safety)