BRTC buses are actually working on the elevated expressway. Bus service on Manik Mia Avenue within the capital was inaugurated on Monday (September 18) at 11 o’clock. The bus will function as a shuttle service, working solely via the airport. Departing from Khejur Bagan at Farmgate, the bus will return to the Khejurbagan space through Uttara Jasimuddin Street and the flyover. The buses will run all day from 7 a.m. and proceed till evening so long as passengers can be found, in response to authorities
We began the journey with eight buses on an experimental foundation,” stated BRTC Chairman Tajul Islam to reporters. “If there’s demand, we are going to add extra buses. These eight buses will solely run on this route and never on every other.
A brand new horizon was opened for the residents of the densely populated megacity capital on September 2. The much-desired Dhaka Elevated Expressway’s 11.5 km stretch, i.e., the part from the Airport to Farmgate, was opened.
BRTC’s Initiative to Breathe Life into the Elevated Expressway
Though widespread persons are filled with hope about this new journey, a distinct image may be seen after the inauguration. Within the morning or afternoon, the decrease highway is stuffed with site visitors, however the elevated expressway is totally empty. Once more, the variety of public transport automobiles utilizing the brand new route is sort of zero. It ought to become a private automobile solely.
In such a context, the state transport firm BRTC has come ahead to present the widespread folks the advantages of the high-speed elevated expressway. On Monday (September 18), 8 double-decker buses of the corporate will run on the brand new route on a trial foundation.
Fares on this route have additionally been decided to be tolerable. The fare for 15 km from Palm Backyard to the airport is Tk 35. The fare for 17 kilometers as much as Jasimuddin has been fastened at Tk 40. The fare is 2 taka (45 paisa) per kilometer. Because of the e-ticketing system, there is no such thing as a alternative to cost the next fare. BRTC has stated it can enhance the variety of buses later based mostly on passenger demand.