Construction of the project was divided into different packages and was awarded to different contractors. Given to khurrum shahzaid , for all major heavy steel and pillar work this also included digging into the ground to develop the foundations of the project, and M/s Khurram shahzaid & Brother part including two elevated rotaries for BRTS.Habib Construction Services construct the down ramp to taxali gate of flyover. Construction project started in March 2012 and buses entered service in February 2013. The system, which was constructed by the Traffic Engineering and Planning Agency (TEPA), a subsidiary of the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) at a cost Rs 29.65 billion. The system was built on the build–operate–transfer basis via the collaboration between the Punjab and the Turkish government. The system was inaugurated by Punjab, Chief Minister, Mian Shahbaz Sharif on February 11, 2014, in a ceremony attended by Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag, Prime Minister and PML-N ex-chief Nawaz Sharif, as well as ambassadors from a number of other countries. The Mayor of Istanbul, Kadir Topbas, also announced a gift of 100 buses. It is Pakistan’s first bus rapid transit system.
Companies Under Contract:
Rawat Steel INDUSTRY– Supplied Steel Bars , Pipes, Stainless Steel, Other Products
SHAHEEN PIPE INDUSTRY – Supplied , Pipes, Stainless Steel, Other Products