Metro Rail Transit System Project on the Orange Line in Lahore, Pakistan (Orange Line project), which gains significant attention from National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China and the Export-Import Bank of China, is an early harvest and model project on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. Its successful implementation and smooth operation is of great importance to both countries.
Reporters from People's Daily found that civil construction was implemented by the Pakistan party in order. Meanwhile, a large number of workers were fighting in the front line. Thereafter, reporters also visited the rolling stock depot of the Orange Line project and railway sleeper prefabricated plant, tracklaying base and construction site of the Joint Venture of China Railway-NORINCO (Joint Venture). After the completion of civil works and turn over to the Joint Venture, the Chinese party will take over the next phase of construction gradually and undertake the mechanical and electrical engineering. The railway sleeper plant, which was built by the Joint Venture, has started to made volume production of concrete sleeper from December 1, 2016. This plant has the most automatic operation, standardized management and powerful capacity , and will certainly provide products with highest quality for the Orange Line project.
During the interview, Pakistan staffs song highly praise of Chinese standard, technology and equipments which were used in the Orange Line project. Undoubtedly, this project will create a dynamic new prospect for mutual benefit cooperation. (By Xu Wei, People's Daily)