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Peshawar BRT adds six new stops to Nasir Bagh route DR-14

New stops have been added on public demand, says operator’s spokesperson
In this undated photo, a metro bus can be seen in an upscale Peshawar neighborhood. Photo via TransPeshawar/File
In this undated photo, a metro bus can be seen in an upscale Peshawar neighborhood. Photo via TransPeshawar/File

The TransPeshawar, the operator of the Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), added six new stops to route DR-14 on Monday to improve service on Nasir Bagh Road.

“These new stops have been included in the service on public demand,” said TransPeshawar spokesperson Sadaf Kamil.

The new stops are Masjid Abu Hurairah, Bangash Park, PDA Office, Masjid Umar Farooq, Masjid Abu Bakr, and Professor Model Town. With the addition of such stops, the total number of stops on this route has now reached 22.

This route provides service from Islamia College to DHA and includes stops at Naseer Teaching Hospital, PSO Stop, Police Colony, Askari 6 Phase 2, Askari 6 Phase 1, Mian Khan Garhi, Badizai, Regi Model Town, Masjid Abu Hurairah, Zone 3 Ground, Government Girls Primary School, Bangash Park, Masjid Hamza, PDA Office, Masjid Umar Farooq, Masjid Khalid bin Waleed, Masjid Abu Bakr, DHA, and Professor Model Town.

“These changes have been made for better convenience and ease for the public,” Kamal stated, “this [DR-14] route greatly benefits the residents of Regi Model Town, DHA, Canal Town, Police Colony, and the students of Islamia College and the University of Peshawar.”

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