LAHORE – Punjab has tested the Orange Line Metro Train on Monday, below you can see the pictures of Orange Line, taken during the trial run.
After it’s operational start in March 2018, the Orange line will become Pakistan’s first metro line.
This is also announced that the Punjab govt has set March 31 deadline for GPO station.
The Orange line is the first of the three rail lines proposed for the Lahore Metro.
According to the official data available to PakistanTribe.com, the line will span 27.1 km (16.8 mi) with 25.4 km (15.8 mi) elevated and 1.72 km (1.1 mi) underground.
China’s CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive rolled out the first of 27 trains for the metro on 16 May 2017. The project was initiated with a signed memorandum of understanding between the governments of Pakistan and China in May 2014.
Financing for the project was secured in December 2015 when China’s Exim Bank agreed to provide a soft loan of $1.55 billion for the project.