The Orange Line train service in Lahore has finally been completed. Chairman CPEC Authority Asim Saleem Bajwa said that people will be able to travel by train from October.
The Orange Line project, which started in Lahore in 2015, was completed after many hurdles. Although the train has been inaugurated many times, the people are still deprived of its ride.
Test trials have been held on the completion of electrical and mechanical work, after which the project was awarded by the Mass Transit Authority to the joint venture of Norco Goiguzoya Dive Joint Venture, a joint venture between China and Pakistan.
It is the responsibility of the company to train the drivers in 3 months and issue the license after which the public will be able to ride the train till October 2020.
The Ministry of Health has asked to keep public transport closed due to Coronavirus. Punjab Transport Minister Jahanzeb Khan also said that consultations are underway to keep the rent at Rs 50-60.