Muhammad Qasim Pasta

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Open Network Analysis for Pakistan (ONAP)

Open Network Analysis for Pakistan (ONAP) started with the objective to gather and publish open data sets related to Pakistan that can help in network analysis. We are working to extract a number of network datasets out of which few are available here. 



  • Muhammad Qasim Pasta (Founder)
  • Dr. Faraz Zaidi (Member)
  • Saba Rahim (Contributor)
  • Naima Khan (Contributor)


Pakistan Railway Network: The network is extracted from data available at official site of Pakistan Railways. Each node represents a railway station whereas an edge represents existing of a  direct route between two stations. Please cite: Syed, J.; Rahim, S. & Pasta, M. Q., "Pakistan Railway Network Dataset", 2016. Download GML

Karachi Bus Routes Network: Karachi is a city on the rise, it is the financial and commercial center of Pakistan. We extracted network from all the public and private buses travel in Karachi. In this network nodes are locations of the city and edges are the route exists between two nodes via a bus. Please cite: Naima Khan, Fizza, Muhammad Qasim Pasta, "Karachi Bus Routes Network", 2016. Download GML


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