Punjab CM terms Orange Line Train a “total loss”

09:51 AM | 19 Feb, 2020

LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has termed Orange Line Train a “complete loss” and said that the government will have to allocate Rs 10 billion if Rs 60 will be fixed as ticket price for a single passenger.

In a tweet, Punjab CM Buzdar asked, “Should we allocate this amount for schools or hospital or should we spent this amount on Orange Line?”

He pointed out that they will have to pay billions of rupees loan back to the government if they ran this project.

Shehbaz Gill had said earlier that Rs 285 rent will be fixed for every passenger if they ran it today. He stated that there would Rs 11 billion loss if they fixed Rs 50 fair for a single passenger.

Orange Line Project was built in collaboration with China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.