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Old January 14th, 2016, 08:12 PM   #121
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How (un)safe is it today to take the train between Iran and Pakistan ? What are the travel conditions ?

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Old January 16th, 2016, 07:44 PM   #122
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Dear MarcVD there is no regular train service between Pakistan and Iran
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Dear MarcVD there is no regular train service between Pakistan and Iran
Ah ? There used to be a bi-monthly mixed train between Quetta and Zahedan, has it been cancelled ?
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Old June 10th, 2016, 06:15 PM   #124
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Pakistan to launch $US 8.2bn line upgrading project
Friday, June 10, 2016



THE Pakistan government has approved a $US 8.2bn project to upgrade the 1872km Karachi - Peshawar main line by 2021, 85% of which will be funded by a concessionary loan from China the terms of which will now be negotiated

The project is part of the $US 46bn China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, a framework agreement for which was signed in April 2015 during a visit to Pakistan by China's president Mr Xi Jinping

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Projects for which funds have been allocated by National Planning Commission





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These are not business class or first class but Economy Class of Pakistan Railways!








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Railway Stations Upgradation




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Final design of Raiwand Railway station


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20 people died in a rail crash in Karachi.

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Old December 13th, 2016, 01:45 PM   #129
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GE delivers locomotives to Pakistan
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GE Transportation says it has shipped the first batch of ES43 ACi Evolution Series diesel locomotives for Pakistan Railways (PR)

PR placed an order in June 2015 for 55 of the 1676mm-gauge six-axle locomotives, which are equipped with a 3.4MW 12-cylinder Gevo12 engine and have a maximum speed of 120km/h

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]Norflok Southern Locomotive Leading The First Consignment Of 7 Locos.
GEU-40-9001 to 9007 Are Going For The Shipment To Pakistan From Norflok, United States of America.



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CHINA PROPOSES QUETTA-KABUL, PESHAWAR-KABUL RAILWAY LINE

Chinese Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Kong Xuanyou recommended initiation of trilateral discussions involving Afghanistan, China, and Pakistan for regional cooperation.

China has proposed Quetta-Kabul and Peshawar-Kabul railway Line to link Pakistan and Afghanistan.

According to details, the proposal was put forward by Chinese Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Kong Xuanyou in a meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.

Xuanyou recommended initiation of trilateral discussions involving Afghanistan, China, and Pakistan over Peshawar, Kabul and Quetta railways as well as economic corridors and regional cooperation.

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A WOMEN-ONLY Tourist Train Ride From Peshawar To Attock Khurd

Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa organized a train trip from Peshawar to Attock Khurd in collaboration with Pakistan Railways. Females of International Women Club, civil society members, children & youth participated.

As part of the joy ride, passengers were greatly amused with live Instrumental music on this joyful excursion. A number of fun filled recreational activities competitions were also arranged at the river bank like Kite flying, Camel ride, Tug of War, Uphill race & Archery.

Forthcoming TCKP’s Train trip is scheduled on 3rd December 2016. For further details contact # 091-9213762









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Karachi to Peshawar Main Line upgradation under CPEC


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In next phase of CPEC, Karachi-Peshawar railway tracks to be made signal-free
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GE diesels arrive in Karachi
24 Jan 2017







PAKISTAN: More than 200 VIPs and guests gathered in the port of Karachi on January 23 to mark the arrival of the first seven of 55 Evolution Series ES43ACi diesel locomotives being built for Pakistan Railways by GE Transportation.

Being supplied under a 10-year agreement valued at US$400m, locomotives built at Eire in the USA are a key element in the government’s Vision 2025 programme to improve regional connectivity. This is expected to increase rail’s market share from 4% to around 20%, reducing the cost and environmental impact of freight transport. Pakistan Railways Chief Executive Officer Javed Anwer Bubak said ‘strengthening the transport and logistics infrastructure is crucial to support Pakistan’s economy’

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Ah ? There used to be a bi-monthly mixed train between Quetta and Zahedan, has it been cancelled ?
No, it's still functioning. The tracks however (Quetta-Taftan line) are in desperate need of repair.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zahedan_Mixed_Passenger
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