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Pakistan govt inaugurates its first transport project under CPEC

The overhead Lahore Orange Line Metro Train will operate between Lahore's Dera Gujjran to Ali Town on 27Km stretch from Monday

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CPEC | CPEC projects | Pakistan government

Press Trust of India  |  Lahore 

Pakistan, China, CPEC, cpec
As many as 250,000 people will be able to commute daily using the Orange Line trains | Photo: Shutterstock

The first transport project under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was inaugurated here on Sunday. Punjab province Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and Chinese officials inaugurated the projected which has been completed in six years at the cost of over $2.2 billion.

The overhead Lahore Orange Line Metro Train will operate between Lahore's Dera Gujjran to Ali Town on 27Km stretch from Monday.

As many as 250,000 people will be able to commute daily using the Orange Line trains.

China said Orange Line Train is also a symbol of Pakistan-China friendship and a gift for the people of Lahore. Experts from China have trained Pakistani drivers on how to operate the train.

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First Published: Mon, October 26 2020. 01:41 IST
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