Orange Line Metro Train to be inaugurated today


A China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project the Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) will be inaugurated in Lahore today.

As per the details, CPEC authority chairman Retired Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa and Chinese delegation will participate in the ceremony. Installations and decorations at all 26 stations along the 27.1 KM-long track have been completed.

According to the report, Automatic machines have been placed at the stations to check and recharge card balance. Ticket boxes have also been made for those who do not possess cards.

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The Orange Line train will operate from 07:30 AM to 08:30 PM and its fare has been fixed at Rs 40. People have expressed happiness over completion of the project and said they will enjoy a comfortable journey on the OMLT.

It will pass via the crowded areas of the city where more than 250,000 passengers will travel on a daily basis through this facility.

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders have also expressed joy over the inauguration of the orange line train and said that the dream of party president Shehbaz Sharif has been achieved.  

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