Orange Line Metro Train Project

Orange Line Metro Train Project

Locations

Type

Rail

Status

Under Construction

Total Reported Cost

1.6 billion USD

Initiatives

Start Date

2014

Start of Construction

2015

Planned Completion Date

2018

Implementers

Operators

Funders

Source(s) Amount
1,550,000,000 USD
20,000,000 USD

Description

This is an automated light rail rapid transit system under construction in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. The Orange line is the first of the three proposed light rail lines proposed for the Lahore Metro. When operational in 2018, it will become Pakistan's first light rail line. It will span 27.1 km with 25.4 km elevated and 1.72 km underground.

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