Orange line train is a quick travel that comes in pakistan quite a while. Its an incredible development in Pakistan railroads after 1886.The Orange line is the first of the three proposed rail lines proposed for the Lahore Metro. The line will traverse 27.1 km (16.8 mi) with 25.4 km (15.8 mi) raised and 1.72 km (1.1 mi) underground. The line will be served by 26 stations and is relied upon to deal with 250,000 traveler every day. Despite the fact that it is every now and again referenced as a piece of the more extensive CPEC, the Orange line is being financed by the Govt. Of Punjab.
The Orange Line Metro Train chugged once when Shahbaz Sharif actually went on a trial of on May 16 a year ago. He jumped on the train from Islam Park station and got off at Chowk Laxmi. The nearness of the Chinese emissary general was important. The Chinese contractual workers and funds have made the fantasy conceivable. From that point forward, we have not known about a positive advancement on the milestone venture. As of late, Chief Minister Usman Buzdar framed an advisory group to survey the activity and upkeep cost of the Orange Line. This recommends the undertaking is nearing finish. The last realized due date set for it (May 20) has passed quietly. The venture has stayed under the Supreme Court scanner and on April 16, Justice Azmat Saeed requested the legislature to finish the undertaking.
Routes of Orange Line Train:
Orange line train is the Pakistan first Metro line train. Its total length of the route is 27.1 km,the elevating section length is 25.4 km, while its underground section length is 1.7km. There will be 26 total stations. When completed it will connect Raiwind, Multan Road, Mcleod Road, University of Engineering And Technology(UET) Lahore Junction Railway Station and GT Road. It starts from Ali Town and ends at Daira, Gujran. This train will initially facilitate to 2.5 lakh passengers daily.
List of Orange Line Metro Station:
There are following station through which metro train will passed.
- Ali Town
- Thokar Niaz Baig
- Canal View
- Wahdat Road
- Awan Town
- Salahuddin Road
- Bund Road
- Lake Road
- Railway Station
- Shalimar Garden
- Pakistan Mint
- Mahmood Booti
- Islam Park
- Salamat Pura
- Dera Gujran
Estimated Cost On Orange Line Train:
The estimated cost on orange line train is 1.6 $billion Dollars, out of which 300 million dollars will paid by federal Government. This project is separately financed By CPEC(CHINA PAKISTAN ECONOMIC CORRIDOR).This project Took a very long time for its completion. The Supreme Court also took an action for its completion. BUT, now its seems that it will completed.
Though the project is frequently mentioned as a part of the wider (CPEC), the project is financed separately from CPEC, and is being undertaken by the Government of Punjab. These loans will be paid back by Punjab Government in installments over a 20-year period.
In November 2016, the Punjab Provincial Development Working Party endorsed an extra 391 million rupees towards development of the Orange Line. In January 2017, the Government of Punjab was granted 20 billion rupees of expense exceptions to help control costs for the project.Also in January 2017, the Lahore Development Authority noticed that it would require an extra 2 billion rupees so as to all the more likely incorporate the Orange Line with the Lahore MetroBus where they trade.
The cost of land acquisition for the Orange line is Rs. 13.80 billion and is additional to the above cost and is being borne by the Government of Punjab.
Orange Line Time Scheduled As well as Its Ceremony Date:
|Stabling Yard to Thokar Niaz Baig||Raiwind Road||Ali Town, Thokar Niaz Baig|
|Thokar Niaz Baig to Chauburji||Multan Road||Canal View, Hanjarwal, Wahdat Road, Awan Town, Sabzazar, Shahnoor, Salahudin Road, Bund Road, Samanabad, Gulshan-e-Ravi, Chauburgi|
|Chauburji to GPO Chowk||Lake Road/ Edward Road/ Ustad Allah Bakhsh Road||Lake Road, GPO|
|GPO Chowk to Qila Gujjar Singh||McLeod Road||Lakshmi Chowk|
|Qila Gujjar Singh to Bohar Wala Chowk||Nicholson Road||Railway Station|
|Bohar Wala Chowk to Sultanpura (Coop Store)||Over the Railway Lines|
|Sultanpura (Coop Store) to Dera Gujran||GT Road||UET, Baghbanpura, Shalamar Garden, Pakistan Mint, Mahmood Booti, Salamatpura, Islam Park, Dera Gujran|
The PMA has nominated Lahore Development Authority as Executing Agency for construction of Civil Works of the Project. The project is expected to complete in 27 months.