Construction work for Lahore Orange Line Metro Train project has started in the provincial metropolis.
“Labourers, workers, students, doctors, lawyers, farmers, traders and people of all walks of life will travel by metro train in a respectable manner and approximately over 2.5 lakh people will benefit from this project daily”, Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif.
27 km long route of metro train, 24.3 km long section will be at a height of six meters from the ground while 1.7 km track will be underground with total of 26 stations. Metro train will be connecting all the main areas of Lahore starting from Ali Town, Thokar Niaz Baig, Wahdat Road, Aiwan Town, Sabzazaar, Samanabad, Gulshan Ravi, Chuburji, GPO, Lakshami, Railway Station, UET, Shalamar Bagh, Mehmood Boti to Dera Gujjaran.
It will bring a revolution in transport sector and work will be carried out round the clock on this project.