*LAHORE: All 27 *bogeys for the Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) reached Lahore on Wednesday. Advisor to Chief Minister Punjab and the OLMT steering committee chairman Khawaja Ahmad Hassaan said that out of 27 train sets, 14 train sets have been parked at metro train depot at Dera Gujjran while the remaining are at metro stabling yard in Ali Town.
Speaking to media after the weekly progress meeting, he said that work is underway to lay a rail track and install electrical and mechanical equipment.
Chinese contractors ‘CR-NORINCO’ have employed additional workforce for early completion and partial trial run of the project, he added.
Hassaan further said that the Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) has been tasked for designing ornamental lightening system for illumination of the track as per international standards.
The train will be operated with electricity and construction of an electric sub-station near University of Engineering and Technology (UET) at Grand Trunk Road which has been completed for this purpose, he added.