CPEC western route: KPK government proposal to federal government 

CPEC western route: KPK government proposal to federal government 

PESHAWAR: CPEC western route three passages have been selected by the KPK government and sent to federal government.

 

The K-P government has proposed three land routes and a railway track as the additional alternative routes of the CPEC.

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These routes connect Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) – the entry point of CPEC in Pakistan – to its terminal point in Balochitsan’s Gwadar port via the western alignment of the CPEC.

The first route proposes to link the G-B to Gwadar through Shandor, Chitral, Chakdara, Peshawar, Kohat, Dera Ismail Khan, Zhob and Quetta.

 

The second route proposes to link the G-B to Gwadar through Bisham, Shangla, Buner, Katlang, Swabi, Mardan, Peshawar, Kohat, Dera Ismail Khan, Zhob and Quetta.

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The third route starts from the G-B and ends on Gwadar after passing through Bisham, Shangla, Buner, Katlang, Swabi, Mardan, Peshawar, Kohat, Dera Ismail Khan, Zhob and Quetta.

The K-P has also proposed an alternative railway track connecting Gilgit with Shangla and Dargai via Shandor.