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Orange Line project to be completed by 2020, court told 

Rs169b has been spent so far

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August 5, 2019


The chief justice is all praises for Lahore’s Orange Line Metro project

The project should be completed at all costs, he says

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January 9, 2019


Supreme Court directs companies to complete Orange line train project on time or pay fine 

The Lahore Development Authority has been directed to release Rs1b funds to the companies

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January 3, 2019


We were unable to give Karachi a transport project, admits minister

KARACHI: It’s tragic that we could not give the city any transport project, said Sindh transport minister Nasir Hussain Shah.  Speaking exclusively to SAMAA TV, Nasir Shah said that it was tragic how the government could not finish any transport project but he said that programs had been initiated. “We signed the agreement for Yellow…

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April 11, 2018


Shehbaz Sharif inspects Orange Line progress

LAHORE: One day after the Orange Line train scheme was given the green signal by the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif arrived at the construction site of the project to oversee it personally. According to details, Shehbaz traveled from the Thokar Niaz Baig-Jain Mandir route and spoke to workers who were…

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December 9, 2017


Shehbaz slams Imran in latest video message for obstructing Orange Line

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif slammed PTI chief Imran Khan on Friday in a video message, blaming him for traveling in luxury while the common man suffers. In a short video message, the Punjab chief minister criticised Imran Khan, stating that he has no regard for the common man and only cares for himself….

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December 8, 2017


SC reserves verdict in Orange Line Train case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday reserved its judgment in a Punjab government’s appeal against the Lahore High Court (LHC) decision barring construction work pertaining to the Orange Line Train project within 200 feet of 11 heritage sites. The five-member SC bench headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan reserved the judgment after completion of arguments…

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April 17, 2017


We will not let Shalamar be ruined: SC

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan Monday said the government has no license to destroy historic buildings. Hearing a case regarding Orange Line train project, Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed said, “We will not let historic Shalamar Gardens to be destroyed. Deciding to hold hearing of the case on daily basis, Justice Sheikh noted the city that…

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April 3, 2017


ECC approves duty exemption for Orange Line Metro Train Project

c ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet Friday approved exemptions from withholding tax beyond 6% of E&M contract price, and from tax/duties on import of equipment to be installed for the Lahore Orange Line Metro Train Project. The summary to this effect was sent to ECC by the Planning , Development and…

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January 6, 2017


Man falls into Orange Line drain

Amidst lashing rains, construction work of Orange Line project posed serious problems to commuters of Lahore as a man slips into a large drain filled with rainwater. Watch rain-spurred plight in the city in Jahangir Khan’s report.

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August 27, 2016


Orange Line project claims four more lives

LAHORE:  The Orange Line Metro Train Project on Sunday claimed four more lives as a heavy dumper knocked down a motorbike and a Qingqi rickshaw at the construction site in Lahore, Samaa reported. According to our correspondent, the incident took place in Lahore’s Daroghawala area where a fast-moving dumper hit a bike and a three-wheeler…

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July 24, 2016


Orange Line affectee attempts suicide

A man, whose shop was affected by Orange Line Train Project in Lahore, attempted to end his life after he was allegedly denied full compensation by the Punjab government. Watch this report…

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May 6, 2016


Punjab govt compensates Orange Line affectees

Following protest by affectees of Orange Line Metro Train in Lahore, the Punjab government has set up camps to compensate those whose houses and shops were demolished. Watch this report…

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February 2, 2016


Orange Line route leaves affectees red-faced

The 27-kilometre long Orange Line Metro Train project’s route in Lahore has affected residents of some areas in the metropolitan city. The affectees protested against demolition of their houses by government authorities. Watch this report.

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October 21, 2015