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Heavy Vehicles, Young Motorcyclists Banned In Murree On Eid Ul Fitr

Heavy vehicles, young motorcyclists banned in Murree on Eid ul Fitr

In order to ensure the safety of the passengers and to facilitate the tourists, the City Traffic Police (CTP) has banned the entry of heavy vehicles, buses and young motorcyclists particularly involving in one-wheeling and other stunts in the hill station.

RAWALPINDI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 14th Jun, 2018 ) :In order to ensure the safety of the passengers and to facilitate the tourists, the City Traffic Police (CTP) has banned the entry of heavy vehicles, buses and young motorcyclists particularly involving in one-wheeling and other stunts in the hill station.

According to City Police Officer, (CTO), Bilal Iftikhar, during Eid ul Fitr days, a total of 46 Junior Wardens, 419 Warden Officers, 26 Inspectors and seven DSPs would control the traffic flow at the hill station and facilitate the commuters and the visitors.

He said that as per traffic plan, the entry of heavy traffic would completely be banned in Murree from 8am to 12am in order to avoid traffic mess.

The motorists would be allowed to use Express Way and (R.M.K), G.T.Road while the Murree Mall Road would remain closed for all kind of vehicular traffic during Eid days. No one would be allowed to park vehicle at GPO Chowk while five roads of the hill station including Fouth, Hall, Bank, Guldana and Imtiaz Shaheed Roads would be used as one-way, he added.

He said that all the heavy traffic such as buses, trucks would not be allowed to cross Murree Brewery Chungi and Bansura Galli.

However, the traffic approaching Kashmir would be permitted to go forward, he said and informed that the traffic would enter in Murree from Islamabad Expressway while the people would return to twin cities via (RMK) G.T. Road. The road users would be guided through pamphlets and banners, he added.

The entry of motorcycles and heavy traffic has been banned from pickets, Kuldana Chowk, Bansura Galli, Bypass Turn, Lower Topa Turn, Mesyai Turn, Salgiran, Tareet Chowky, Satra Mile Toll Plaza, MIT Shawala Muhala, Dewal Sharif, Barian, Double Motor Way Turn and Jheeka Galli to avoid traffic jam, he said.

Action would also be taken against the vehicles and motorcycles plying without number plates or pasting black sheets on vehicles windows.

He said that a command and control room has been set up for guidance of theroad users in case of any emergency.

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