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Countdown on for BRT 2nd phase — Mayor

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The Bus Rapid Transit in Amman. (File Photo: Ameer Khalifeh/JNews)

AMMAN — Amman Mayor Yousef Al-Shawarbeh said the countdown has begun for the second phase of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project in Amman, according to Al-Ghad News.اضافة اعلان

Simultaneously, the Tareq station will also be inaugurated, Shawarbeh said.

He tweeted Thursday: “Thank God, after the completion of the infrastructure work for the second track of the first phase of the BRT busses by 100 percent, the countdown for starting the second phase of BRT has begun, along with the opening of the Tareq station.”

The Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) estimated the cost of financing the second phase of the BRT project at JD281 million from 2022 to 2026.

GAM indicated in its strategic plan that BRT for the first and second phases entail preparing engineering designs for vital intersections in the city.

The World Bank said previously that the second phase will stretch over 50kg from the Eighth Circle, to Sweileh, Marj al-Hamam, and downtown, where there is a BRT station in Ras Al-Ain.

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