Commuters face hurdles due to vans’ shortage


The intercity Hiace stop of G-9 Markaz faces a shortage of vans, which compels women, students and other commuters to wait in long queues on weekends.

Talking to APP, a passenger Muhammad Faisal said that the Hiace stop faces a “shortage of vans from Thursday to Saturday”, adding it was the responsibility of the management to arrange an alternative when vans are in short supply.

He said this Hiace stop was important as it “provides transportation services” from Islamabad to Abbottabad, Mansehra, Haripur and Peshawar.

He bemoaned that the shortage of vans on weekends had “become a routine matter” and during rush hours, “ticketing staff leaves the desk.—APP

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