Lahore—The Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) project was on a right track as more than 48 per cent construction work has so far been completed besides substantial progress on nine out of 11 elevated stations being built from Dera Gujjran to Mecleod Road along package one of the project.
This was told by Chairman of the steering committee for OLMT project Khawaja Ahmad Hassaan while chairing the weekly progress review meeting here Wednesday. The meeting was told that NESPAK had constituted a special task force for speedy preparation of designs for these stations. A three-member delegation of architects from NESPAK will soon proceed for China and the UAE for visiting metro- stations in Dubai, Beijing & Shanghai for this purpose. NESPAK has also prepared a proposal for linking underground Anarkali Station of Orange Line with Jain Mandar Station of Green Line Metro Bus through an underpass. The proposal has been handed over to Punjab Mass Transit Authority for further deliberations.
The meeting was told that U-tub girders had been precast for laying rail track for the metro train. Launching of these U-tub girders will start the next week.