Lahore Orange-line Project

Lahore Orange-line Project

Lahore, the capital of Punjab, Pakistan, is a dynamic center of commerce and government located in the middle of Punjab. Amongst the most rapidly growing cities in the Pakistan, Lahore is home to more than 12 million people.

Figure 1: Lahore City
Traffic congestion in Punjab’s capital is a growing concern for residents and visitors and a potential barrier to continued economic growth. A state-of-the-art, fully automated rapid transit system is a primary component of the authority efforts to facilitate robust economic growth while providing Lahore’s population with a high level of service.
Some statistics of Orange-line are mention below.

  • The Orange line is the first of the three proposed rail lines proposed for the Lahore Metro.
  • The line will span 27.1 km (16.8 mi) with 25.4 km (15.8 mi) elevated and 1.72 km (1.1 mi) underground.
  • The line will be served by 26 stations.
  • Is expected to handle 250,000 passengers daily.
  • Anarkali and Central stations will be underground
  • While the remaining 24 will be elevated.

Figure 2: Lahore Orange-line
FukatSoft was awarded a contract by the Lahore Development Authority to provide following solutions.

  • Program and collecting, reviewing and preparing spatial datasets.
  • These datasets are crucial to numerical groundwater model.
  • Designing thematic maps focused on geology, piezo metric contours, watertable status.
  • Also monitoring underlying aquifer dynamics over time.

Figure 3: Collecting, Reviewing and Preparing Spatial Datasets
Four main phases of workflow as shown in the workflow chart

  • Selection of datasets types.
  • Data collection and preparation.
  • Data harmonization.
  • Technical validation

Figure 4: Work-flow Chart
Posted on: June 18, 2020