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IJAZ HUSSAIN KHILJI MANAGING DIRECTOR KARACHI URBAN TRANSPORT CORPORATION 1.

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1 IJAZ HUSSAIN KHILJI MANAGING DIRECTOR KARACHI URBAN TRANSPORT CORPORATION 1

2 Transport is an important element of infrastructure Transport Infrastructure contributes to economic growth, poverty alleviation and social uplift Efficient and affordable infrastructure is good for investment climate to sustain the growth momentum Choice of modes depends on the cost, performance & development impact with the geography and resources of the nation Transport Sector's share in GDP about 11% and 6% in employment during FY 2009-10 2 ROLE OF TRANSPORT SECTOR

3 Urban environment change climate Urbanization and human activity creates a microclimate that is not environmentally healthful. Urbanization produces air pollution through automobiles and Industries Temperatures are warmer in the city than in the surrounding areas creating a sort of "heat-island" Many of immigrant urban dwellers live in slum areas Lack of urban services, utilities and infrastructure facilities 3 URBAN ENVIRONMENT

4 Increase in city population is more than annual growth rate Urban environment change climate 22 million person trips generated in the city every day 60% person trips catered by buses, coaches, etc. Only 6% share of public vehicles on the road Optimization of road capacity Enormous problems for commuters due to non-existent of effective mass transit framework 4 NEED OF MODERN RAIL BASED COMMUTER SYSTEM

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6 6 SCENES OF TRAFFIC JAM IN KARACHI

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13 13 PRESENT SCENARIO Passengers travel on roof of buses/coaches Increasing bottle-necks on the main roads Increase in travel cost Increase in road accidents Reduction in travel speed Increase in noise and smoke pollution

14 14 SOLUTION Vehicles with more carrying capacity, moving on higher speed Effective Mass Transit System Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Light Rail Transit (LRT) Revival of Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) KCR has ROW available Relocation of utility services not required Availability of land for construction No major traffic diversion

15 HISTORY OF KARACHI CIRCULAR RAILWAY Karachi Circular Railway constructed, opened and operated for traffic by PR in the year 1964. KCR patronized till 1984, 104 trains operated (24 KCR Loop and 80 on main line) carrying over 6.0 million passengers annually. KCR closed in December 1999 due to Lack of investment in Infrastructure/rolling stock causing:- Longer running time; Low frequency of trains; Lack of punctuality;

16 PROPOSED KUTC STATION

17 Exit & Entrance Stairs & Escalators Exit & Entrance to Platform Stairs & Escalators Another View of Proposed Station

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19 REVIVAL OF KCR In October-05 Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) carried out a Feasibility Study of KCR; Final Report (March-06) recommended the Revival of KCR as a viable project. As per directives of GOP, M/s.Scott Wilson Railways UK revalidated JETRO report in August-2008 JICA sponsored Final Study of the Project under aegis of SAPROF. Report furnished in May-2009 estimating the cost as US$1558.8 Million.US$1558.8 Million ECNEC approved the project on 03-Sep-2009 at a cost of US$1558.8 Ml (Rs.128.6 Bl. @ Rs.82.50=1$) EIA Study carried out and approved on 04-Jul-09 by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) GOS. Satellite Imagery of KCR route completed on 26th Oct-2009 by SUPARCO IEE Report of resettlement site for the affectees of KCR project were prepared and approved by Environmental Protection Agency, Government of Sindh on 26th May 2010. As per directives of ECNEC, M/s. Louis Berger USA has carried 3rd party validation of SAPROF report, concurred overall concept and planning of project and proposed minor recommendations. Final report for Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) study furnished to JICA on Oct. 2, 2010.

20 SALIENT FEATURES OF KCR Route length:43.12Km dual tracks (elevated 22.86Km, tunnel 3.93km, ground 16.33km) with 24 stations Trains will operate at 6 min. Headway/Interval : Passengers /Train 1391: Per Day 0.698 million Electric traction infrastructure with modernized signaling & telecommunication system Interchange facilities Interchange facilities with the proposed BRT, LRT & connectivity with existing road network Provision of segmental fare level compatible to bus fare Computerized ticketing, automated gates, vending machines and elevators

21 SALIENT FEATURES OF KCR Stations to have Intermodal facilities: utility kiosks, banks & post office, book shops, libraries – reading rooms, food cafe, cultural centres, parking spaces etc. Station will be provided at the distance of each 1.5 KM to 2 KM. KCR route will be free from level crossings Train will comprise of 6 coaches Train will have separate ladies accommodation Self activating brake system Increased convenience for elderly and special persons The floor of the coaches will be same as platform level

22 IMPLEMENTATION / PRIVATE PUBLIC PARTNERSHIP Implementation agency :KUTC is the vehicle for the implementation; will function as Regulatory Authority on project completion Govt. of Japan / JICA Consortium of International Consultants will be engaged for :- (Association with KUTC)Design, Drawings, Appointment of Consultants & Contractors, Project Monitoring & Evaluation Private Sector : Operation & Maintenance :Private Operator of International repute (Singapore/Dubai model) Real estate development:Joint venture Dedicated power supply:Independent Power Plant (IPP):120 megawatts Funding: JICA loan (93.5%, US$ 1457.7ml.) : Cost of infrastructure, track, rolling stock, signal & telecom etc. KUTC funding (6.5%, US$ 101.1ml.):Resettlement, Import duties, Admin cost, preliminary studies etc. Time Line :Completion in three years after commencement (2011 - 2014)

23 SOCIAL BENEFITS Reduce Traffic congestion Increase Average Speed of Vehicle Reduce vehicle operating cost Reduce Travel Time Reduce Travel Cost Meet Future Traffic Demand Reduce Pollution Reduce Accidents Improve Access to Inner City

24 RESETTLEMENT ACTION PLAN (RAP) Objectives of RAP : To minimize the adverse social impacts To provide guidelines for compensation payments for loss of assets and livelihood To prevent further impoverishment of the PAPs Sustainability of socio-economic conditions

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26 26 FIELD ACTIVITIES DURING RAP STUDY Field Reconnaissance Surveys Fixing Benchmarks Demarcation of Railway Boundary Marking of Chain-ages Numbering of Structures/squatters Community Mobilization Activities

27 27 Household Units surveyed 4653 SOCIOECONOMIC SURVEY

28 PUBLIC CONSULTATION MEETINGS Public Consultation Meetings held at various places

29 COMPENSATION TO PROJECT AFFECTED PERSONS No legal title holders along KCR-ROW Compensation in accordance with International Guidelines (World Bank OP 4.12, JICA) PAPs will be provided Title of Land For residential use For commercial use Provision of land will be free from all encumbrances Cash compensation per Household/shop operator

30 PROVISION OF ALTERNATE FACILITIES Title of land Provision of roads, electricity, water, gas, telephone etc. Improved Health facilities (hospitals, health centres) Improved education (schools, colleges, vocational / skill centres) Recreational facilities (community centres, parks, play grounds)

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32 Presence of Monitoring & Evaluation Unit Internal & External External Monitoring Unit Representatives of PAPs Representatives of CBOs & NGOs Representatives of Stake Holders & Civil Society Independent Consultant Agency Internal Monitoring Unit All officials of KUTC MAINTAINING TRANSPARENCY

33 Timely implementation of KCR Project Representatives of NGOs and all Stakeholders Deal with any discrepancies and irregularities Mitigation of Grievance & Disputes Provision of legal advice GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL UNIT

34 THANK YOU

35 35 POPULATION OF KARACHI (In million) Back

36 36 NIPA Nagan Chowrangi COD Numaish Shafiq Mill Gul Byi Tower Board Office Mangopir Road Cantt Station Civic Center LRT2 LRT4 LRT3 LRT5 LRT1 LRT6 BRT2 BRT3 BRT1 LRT 1 Extension Main alignment LRT 2 Extension Main alignment LRT 3 Main alignment LRT 4 Extension Main alignment LRT 5 Extension Main alignment LRT 6 Main alignment BRT 1 Extension Main alignment BRT 2 Main alignment BRT 3 Main alignment KCR Main alignment BACK MASS TRANSIT CORRIDORS OF THE CITY

37 BACK Name of project/country Length of Track Average cost per Km (US$ ml) Average cost per Km excl. civil work (US$ ml) Year KCR – Pakistan (underground + elevated + surface) 9.12% + 58% + 32.9% 43.12 km 36.1526.262010-14 Bangalore Metro Rail (India) (underground + elevated + surface) 20.3% + 68.6 + 11% 33km42.8525.16 *2006-13 DMRC-Phase-II & III (India) (underground + elevated) 31.39% + 68.6% 83 Km40.4322.5 *2006-13 Shanghai Metro Line-9 (China) (tunnel + viaduct + at-grade) 38.7% + 54.8% + 6.5% 31km59.4-2008 Dulles Corridor Metro rail (Washington - USA) (surface + underground) 37km61-2009-13 Hanoi Metro– Vietnam (underground + elevated) 24% + 76% 130Km60-2007 Ho Chi Minh City Metro – Vietnam (underground + elevated) 13% + 87% 19.764-2010-20 COST COMPARISON WITH OTHER PROJECTS * Rolling stock is less than KCR


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