Assignment Name:
Karachi Bus Rapid Transit Project – Operational Design and Business Model (ODBM) of BRT Red & BRT Yellow Lines


Location within Country:


Name of Client:

  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  • TransKarachi
  • Completion Date:


    Name of Associated Consultants, if any:

  • Logit Consulting Inc
  • Rebel Group International
  • Narrative Description of Project:

    GOS signed a loan agreement with Asian Development Bank (ADB) for detailed operation and marketing plan for BRT Red Line Project. The BRT Red Line is proposed in JICA KTIP 2030 study as BRT line along University Road starting from Malir Cantonment. The project is conceived by ADB in the following two stages phase:

    1. First phase [to be designed and implemented on priority in the next 3 years]: Red Line as per JICA’s Master-Plan, with additional (i) extension into the city-center on M.A. Jinnah road upto Tower; and (ii) 3-km branch on Shahrah-E-Qaideen. This 28-km BRT corridor will have 54 stations.
    2. Second phase [to be considered after the implementation of the first phase, depending on the status of the KCR Project]: An additional 18-km BRT section on Shahrah-E-Faisal from Shahrah- E-Qaideen to Landhi road, including 33 stations.

    Description of Actual Services Provided by Our Staff within the Assignment:

    Exponent Engineers is an associate firm in a consortium of firms comprising of Logit Consulting Inc. (USA) & Rebel Group International BV (The Netherlands). Logit Consulting is the lead firm. The following services shall be provided to the Client:
    • Preparation of Technical Feasibility Study
    • Preparation of Economic Feasibility Study
    • Assistance in Preparing Financial Feasibility
    • BRT Operations Business Plan; Planning Studies
    • Bus Industry Restructuring Program
    • BRT Fleet Procurement
    • ITS Equipment Procurement
    • Traffic Signals & Traffic Management Centre Procurement
    • BRT Electronic Fare Collection System Procurement
    • BRT Branding and Marketing Plan
    • Preparation for BRT Service Start Up
    • Estimation, preparation of contract documents & bid evaluation
    • Preparation of Bidding Documents for the following:
      1. Fleet Supplier
      2. Bus Operator
      3. System Control Service Provider including ITS

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