Pakistan Railways to launch high speed trains

Pakistan Railways to launch high speed trains

LAHORE - Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashisd Ahmed Saturday said that for Rawalpindi, Lahore, Karachi, Hyderabad to Sukkur, the department is going to issue tenders for launching a high-speed train on the basis of build-operate-transfer (BOT) basis, along with the Main Line-1 (ML-1).

Addressing a press conference here at PR headquarters, he said with the grace of Allah Almighty, funds had been obtained for ML-1 whereas the Punjab government had also given funds for two universities.

The minister said funds were also available for Mother & Child Hospital in Rawalpindi and Nullah Lai, and soon all these projects would be completed.

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