Karachi-Peshawar railway line being upgraded under CPEC

KARACHI: Feasibility study for rehabilitation and up-gradation of main railway line from Karachi to Peshawar is in progress under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project.


Ministry of Railways sources said the project will be completed by 2020 with the help of Chinese government.

On the completion of CPEC project, speed on main line will be increased from 105 KMPH to 160 KMPH.

Apart from this, five years plan is also being prepared for rehabilitation and improvement of railways track on the network.