The Lahore Orange Line Metro Train has transformed the way people commute in the bustling city of Lahore, Pakistan. Serving as the first of its kind in the country, the Orange Line Metro has significantly improved the quality of life for its residents by offering a reliable, affordable, and eco-friendly transportation option. In this blog post, we will explore the map, timings, and feeder bus routes associated with the Lahore Orange Line Metro Train.

Map and Stations: The Orange Line Metro Train stretches over 27.1 kilometers, connecting the city from the eastern Dera Gujran to the western Ali Town. Along its route, the metro train serves 26 stations, including both elevated and underground stops. Key stations include Anarkali, Lahore Railway Station, Shalimar Gardens, and University of Engineering & Technology. The metro line runs parallel to the Grand Trunk Road and Multan Road, making it accessible to a large number of people.

Route Map

Route Route Alignment
Orange LineAli Town Terminal, Thokar Niaz Baig, Canal View, Hanjarwal, Wahadat Road, Awan Town, Sabzazar, Khatme Nabuwwat, Salahudin [Scheme Mor], Bund [Chowk Yateem Khana], Samanabad[Supur Stop], Gulshan-e-Ravi [Samanabad Morr], Chauburji, Anarkali [Transfer for Metro Bus ], Central Station-GPO, LakshmiChowk, Lahore Junction[Railway Station], UET, Baghbanpura, Shalimar Gardens, Pakistan Mint, Mahmood Booti, Salamatpura, Islam Bagh, Wadha, Dera Gujran Terminal
Metro BusShahdara Terminal, Niazi Chowk, Timber Market, Azadi Chowk, Bhatti Chowk, Katchery, Civil Secretariat, MAO College, Orange Line (Lahore Metro), Janazgah, Qartaba Chowk, Shama, Ichhra, Canal, Qaddafi Stadium, Kalma Chowk, Model Town, Naseerabad, Itefaq Hospital, Qainchi, Ghazi Chowk, Chungi Amar Sidhu, Kamahan, Atari Saroba, Nishtar, Youhanabad, Dulu Khurd, GajjumataTerminal
FR 1Railway Station to Bhatti Chowk via Ek Moriya, Nawaz Sharif Hospital, Kashmiri Gate, Lari Adda, Azadi Chowk, Texali Chowk
FR 2Samanabad Morr to Bhatti Chowk via Corporation Chowk, Taj Company, Sanda, Double Sarkan, Moon Market, Ganda Nala
FR 3Railway Station to Shahdara Lari Adda via Ek Moriya, Nawaz Sharif Hospital, Kashmiri Gate, Lari Adda, Azadi Chowk, Timber Market, METRO, Niazi Chowk, Shahdara Metro Station
FR 4R.A Bazar to Chungi Amar Sidhu via Nadeem Chowk, Defence Morr, Shareef Market, Walton, Qainchi, Ghazi Chowk
FR 5Shadbagh Underpass to Bhatti Chowk via Rajput Park, Madina Chowk, Lohay Wali Pulley, Badami Bagh, Lari Adda Gol Chakar, Azadi Chowk, Texali Chowk
FR 6Babu Sabu to Raj Garh Chowk via Niazi Adda, City Bus Stand, Chowk Yateem Khana, Bhala Stop, Samanabad Morr, Chauburji, Riwaz Garden, M.A.O College, Firdous Cinema
FR 7Bagrian to Chungi Amar Sidhu via Depot Chowk, Minhaj University, Hamdard Chowk, Rehmat Eye Hospital, Pindi Stop, Peco Morr, Kot Lakhpat Railway Station, Phatak Mandi, Qainchi, Ghazi Chowk
FR 8Doctor Hospital to Canal via Wafaqi Colony, IBA Stop, Hailey College, Campus Pull, Barkat Market, Kalma Chowk, Qaddafi Stadium
FR 9Railway Station to Sham Nagar via Haji Camp, Shimla Pahari, Lahore Zoo, Chairing Cross, Ganga Ram Hospital, Qartaba Chowk, Chauburji
FR 10Multan Chungi to Qartaba Chowk via Mustafa Town, Karim Block Market, PU Examination Center, Bhekewal Morr, Wahdat Colony, Naqsha Stop, Canal, Ichra, Shama
FR 11Babu Sabu to Main Market Gulberg via Niazi Adda, City Bus Stand, Chowk Yateem Khana, Scheme Morr, Flat Stop, Dubai Chowk, Bhekewal Morr, Sheikh Zaid Hospital, Campus Pull, Barkat Market, Kalma Chowk, Liberty Chowk, Hafeez Center, Mini Marke
FR 12R.A Bazar to Civil Secretariat via PAF Market, Girja Chowk, Afshan Chowk, Fortress Stadium, Gymkhana, Aitchison College, PC Hotel, Lahore Zoo, Chairing Cross, GPO, Anarkali
FR 13Bagrian to Kalma Chowk via Ghazi Chowk, UMT Stop, Khokhar Chowk, Akbar Chowk,Pindi Stop, Peco Morr, Phatak Mandi, Ittefaq Hospital, Model Town
FR 14R.A Bazar to Chungi Amar Sidhu via Fauji Foundation, Ali View Garden, Bhatta Chowk, DHA Nursery, LESCO, Chota Ishara Stop, Naka Stop, Ghazi Chow
Lahore Public Transportation Routes and Feeder Routes [FR] Phase 1, 2020
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Timings:

Orange Line Metro Train Project (OLMTP)
6:15 AM – 10:00 PM
Feeder Routes
6:00 AM – 11:00 PM

The Lahore Orange Line Metro Train operates from 6:15 AM to 10:00 PM daily, with trains running at regular intervals. This frequency ensures that passengers experience minimal wait times and can reach their destinations promptly. In addition, the metro’s efficient service has reduced traffic congestion on Lahore’s roads, improving the overall flow of traffic in the city.

Feeder Bus Routes:

To provide seamless connectivity to commuters, the Lahore Orange Line Metro Train is supported by a network of feeder bus routes. These buses link major neighborhoods, business districts, and recreational areas to the metro stations. By using a combination of metro train and feeder bus services, passengers can easily reach their destinations without relying on private vehicles or traditional rickshaws.

The feeder bus network covers areas such as Johar Town, Gulberg, Model Town, and Walled City, ensuring that a large portion of Lahore’s population has access to the Orange Line Metro Train. This integrated transportation system has not only reduced commuting times but also contributed to a cleaner environment by reducing the number of cars on the road.

Conclusion: The Lahore Orange Line Metro Train has revolutionized the city’s transportation landscape, offering a fast, comfortable, and affordable commuting option for its residents. With its well-planned route, convenient timings, and efficient feeder bus network, the metro train has become an integral part of Lahore’s urban life. As the city continues to grow, the Orange Line Metro Train serves as a prime example of sustainable urban transportation that can inspire other cities in Pakistan and around the world.

Reference :

  • Pma.punjab.gov.pk. 2020. Lahore Public Transportation Routes. [online] Available at: <https://pma.punjab.gov.pk/system/files/Lahore-%20Public%20Transport%20Routes.pdf> [Accessed 26 October 2020].
  • https://pma.punjab.gov.pk/

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