The first shipment of rolling stock for Lahore Orange Line Metro Train which had arrived in Pakistan from China last week, has been dispatched to Lahore from Karachi and was expected to reach here in the next week.
Presiding the weekly progress review meeting, here on Wednesday Advisor to the Chief Minister, Punjab and Chairman of the steering committee for Lahore Orange Line Metro Train Project (LOLMT) Khawaja Ahmad Haassan has announced to arrange a special ceremony on October 7 at Dera Gujjran depot for celebrating the arrival of first set of train.
He informed that the Chinese contractor CR-NORINCO had released the schedule for the arrival of locomotives for the train in Lahore. As many as 23 train sets would arrive Lahore by the end of this year and coaches for all the 27 trains would be available in Lahore by the mid of March 2018.
The meeting was informed that Chinese contractor CR-NORINCO has started executing electrical and mechanical at 24 out of the 26 stations of metro train.