The first section, which consists of a 27-kilometres long route and 29 bus stations betweenGajumata to Shahadra was opened by Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdağ and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif at an elaborate event in February 2013.
The route covers dozens of residential and commercial localities along the city's main artery—Ferozepur road linking Lytton road, Jain Mandar, MAO College, Lower Mall, Civil Secretariat, Aiwan-i-Adal, Chowk Katchehry (District Courts), Shrine of Hazrat Data Ganj Bakhsh, Ravi Road, and Shahdra town. The other routes are over mountain passes. An 8-kilometer section of the route is elevated.
The system uses e-ticketing and Intelligent Transportation System wand. The system is managed by the HUD & PHE Department through TEPA with the IT part is being carried out in coordination with Punjab IT Board. The predicted average speed is 27 km/h. The Rs. 29.8 billion build–operate–transfer basis is a result of collaboration between the Punjab government and the Turkish government.
Lahore Transport Company (LTC) consists of two corridors:
- Ferozepur Road line extending 28 km
- Multan Road Line extending 12 km