Pakistan Railways to dualize Karachi-Peshawar main track

Pakistan Railways to dualize Karachi-Peshawar main track
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ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Railways has rehabilitated and reconstructed around two hundred and thirty bridges across the country to ensure smooth trains operation besides reducing the travel duration.

According to an official of Railways Ministry around eighty-six percent of railways bridges are more than 100 years old but all bridges are safe for train operation due to effective maintenance.

He said a plan has been finalized to upgrade its track from Karachi-Peshawar via Lahore in the next five years under China Pakistan Economic Corridor project.

He said Pakistan Railways track from Lahore - Peshawar via Rawalpindi will be dualized in the next five years.

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