The Punjab government on Wednesday has announced to run the Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) from October 28.
According to the Punjab government’s announcement, the train will run from Dera Gujran to Anarkali in Lahore.
In this regard, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar presided over a meeting to review the OLMT project and testing phase of the Metro trains.
Usman Buzdar was told that the construction work on 13 substations has been completed successfully.
Importantly, the media was told by the concerned authorities that the construction work of 11 other substations would be completed by November this year.
The first-ever mass-transit project would be made operational soon after the trial period to run trains powered with electricity.
Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar will be the chief guest of the event for the launching of its testing phase, sources said.
Buzdar directed the concerned authorities to expedite the remaining work to make OLMT project functional as soon as possible to facilitate the general public.
The chief minister stated that the public would be able to use trains as a new means of transportation in January next year.