Railways to speed up trains from Karachi to Peshawar


The Pakistan Railways is upgrading existing railway track from Karachi to Peshawar with the cost of Rs three hundred billion.

According to railway officials, through this project, trains will be able to travel with the speed of 120 km per hour whereas existing speed of the trains are 92 km per hour.

The official said options are under consideration to connect Gawadar to Khanjarab with new segments and upgrading its existing track.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has already ordered the ministry for feasibility studies for the best option for new link.