Orange Line Metro Train service to commence from July next year



Islamabad, August 30 (TNS): Orange Line Metro Train’s Project Director on Thursday has told the Supreme Court that the service is likely to begin from July 30, 2019.

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar expressed resentment over delay in the completion of the project during the hearing of the Orange Line Train case,on which the director said that the construction was stopped for about 22 months.

The top judge said that there are complaints about substandard work regarding the project. We should call chief minister of Punjab and finance minister in this regard, he suggested.

As a result, the court has ordered to inform till 2pm after holding meeting.

According to Punjab’s new budget, the biggest development project in the history of Lahore, Orange Line Metro Train Project, has been allocated the largest amount of finance in the history of development projects.

Rs 93 billion has been allocated for the project in the development budget of Punjab for this year, which is Rs 8 billion more than the amount allocated last year.