Pakistan Railways Civil Engineers Demand Billions Rupees To Repair Infrastructure Damage Caused By Flood
The Department of Civil Engineering of Pakistan Railways in a precis moved to the Ministry of Railways has demanded billion of rupees for the recovery of infrastructure broken through big torrential rains and floods.
The Civil Engineering Department required approximately 53 billion rupees to repair the indicators machine, as many as 60 billion rupees to restore the partial harm suffered through 33 Railway Stations in Lahore, Karachi, Multan, Sukkur, Peshawar, Rawalpindi and Quetta divisions and over 6 billion to make the communique tower and different system practical again, reasserts with inside the Pakistan Railways advised APP.
They stated the indicators machine had additionally suffered big destruction in Lahore, Karachi, Multan and Sukkur divisions because of surprising rains and flood in maximum components of the country.
The reasserts stated for the repairing of the drainage machine at forty one railway yards and their recovery, an estimate of 2.23 billion rupees changed into made, including that 3,187 kilometers music of Main Line-I, II and III changed into absolutely destroyed.
Likewise, they stated 1,446 railway bridges and culverts had been broken out of which railway bridges had been absolutely destroyed in Quetta department at the same time as one of the bridges in Sukkur and Karachi divisions had been additionally washed away.
The Railways professional knowledgeable that a complete of 1,181 railway bridges had been broken and a sum of 43 billion rupees changed into envisioned for his or her recovery and the development of 259 new ones.
Regarding the tracks, they stated that because of the floods, 109.four kilometers of tracks in Chaman, Mirpurkhas, Khokhrapar, Hyderabad, Quetta and Sialkot sections had been absolutely destroyed. A stretch of 68.123 kilometers of tracks changed into partly broken on this segment, they added.
To restore the harm and for protection with inside the future, they stated a quantity of 17 billion rupees might need to be spent in this segment alongside the development of seventy nine new bridges.
They stated that the technical and non-technical team of workers of Pakistan Railways with the assist of neighborhood management and the Frontier Works Organization (FWO) changed into operating day and night time to repair the teach carrier throughout the country.