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    Daewoo Lahore To Karachi Train

  • Daewoo launches its own ride-hailing app

    Daewoo was one of those ‘premium cab services’ back in the old days...

    The service is available in the following cities:Users in Karachi will be able to use the promo code DAEWOOFIRST to get Rs300 off their first ride in the city...

  • Daewoo to operate 128 BRT buses

    PESHAWAR: The TransPeshawar Company tasked with overseeing the Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit project has selected the privately-owned Daewoo Pakistan firm for bus operation at one of the two terminals...

    A statement issued here said the TPC board had accorded formal approval to the Daewoo Pakistan company’s selection in the bidding process...

  • 2 injured as passenger train collides with cargo train near Khanpur

    According to a spokesperson for Pakistan Railways, a Shalimar Express train, travelling from Karachi to Lahore collided with Down 502 cargo train at 4:10pm near the Jheeta Bhatta railway station...

    The spokesperson added that the train's driver and assistant driver were "mildly injured" in the collision while all the passengers remained safe...

  • First train of Orange Line project unveiled in Lahore

    LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday unveiled the first train of the Orange Line Metro Train Project (OLMTP), regarded as vital by the ruling PML-N to retain its vote bank in the province...

    The Punjab government plans to bring it into operation in December, although 25 per cent of work is still incomplete due to litigation over the train route’s proximity to some historical places...

  • Orange Line train ready in China for chugging in Lahore

    LAHORE: Seven sets of trains, each consisting of five cars, will be ready by the mid of September for shipment to Pakistan from China for the Lahore Orange Line Metro Train Project...

    The train would operate at 35 kilometers (km) per hour to facilitate more than 245,000 passengers, project steering committee chairman Khawaja Ahjmad Hassan said at a meeting reviewing the pace of work on Wednesday...

  • Lahore metro train: China prefers monitoring of its own

    LAHORE: A joint venture of the China Railways (CR) and Norinko has informed the Lahore Development Authority that it will monitor the construction work (structure) to ensure international quality standards while executing the Lahore Orange Line Metro Train Project...

    The CR-Norinko will soon send its own consultant firm to Lahore, Dawn learnt...

  • Construction on Lahore's Orange Line Metro Train to be suspended: LHC

    LAHORE: A division bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday ordered the suspension of construction on the multi-billion dollar Orange Line Metro Train within 200 feet of 11 heritage sites...

    In an earlier hearing, the bench had stayed construction work on the project within a 200-foot radius of the 11 heritage sites which include Shalamar Gardens, Gulabi Bagh Gateway, Buddhu ka Awa, Chauburji, Zebunnisa’s Tomb, Lakshmi Building,...

  • Afridi moves to Lahore to train for World T20

    KARACHI: Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi will shift his family's base from Karachi to the country's cricket headquarters in Lahore as he pulls out all the stops in his bid for a final World Twenty20 title in India next year...

    The 35-year-old, originally from Pakistan's northwest tribal region, has lived in Karachi since childhood and long been identified with the coastal city...

  • SC appoints panel of experts for Lahore train project

    ISLAMABAD: The Sup­reme Court on Friday appoin­ted a two-man commission of experts for re-verification of the environmental assessment reports on the Rs45 billion Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) project of Lahore...

    The court had taken up four separate but identical petitions moved by the Punjab government, Lahore Development Authority, Punjab Mass Transit Autho­rity and National Engi­neering Services Pakistan (Nespak), filed against...

  • Azadi Train chugs into Karachi amid cheers

    KARACHI: Though August 14 was almost two weeks ago, the spirit of independence was revived as Pakistan Railways’ Azadi Train travelled throughout the country while gracing several cities along the way...

    Mohammad Saeed, the engine driver of the Azadi Train, said that several drivers drove the train as it travelled from province to province and city to city but he himself took charge at Tando Adam...

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