Pakistan Railways Ready To Accelerate From 120 to 160 km/h
Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique said on Wednesday that all train cars imported from China are fully adapted and compatible with Pakistan’s railway system.
All carriages have been thoroughly tested by Pakistan Railways, are fully fit and will be operated with the Green Line to be launched within the current month,” the minister said in a tweet.
The minister said all the carriages had been thoroughly checked and then they were allowed to be trialled.
Saad Rafique said all buses are now in operation after successful tests and will be on track in a few days.
He said false and unsubstantiated propaganda by sponsoring sites to undermine Pakistan Railways’ image and efforts to facilitate passengers.
The minister said Pakistan Railways will take legal action against the sites spreading misinformation about the ministry.
It should be mentioned here that Pakistan Railways received the first batch of about 46 out of 230 state-of-the-art high-speed train cars from China, which not only modernizes railway operations but also generates revenue. increase for set.
The new coaches can travel at speeds of 160 kilometers per hour, while current trains have a top speed of around 120 kilometers per hour. These vehicles greatly improve rail travel. “The latest rolling stock will improve the rail travel experience for 220 million people, many of whom rely on trains for long-distance travel. “The new coaches will include Economy, AC Standard and AC Parlor class passenger, baggage and brake vans.
Prior to the start of commercial travel, Pakistan Railways had commissioned the new rolling stock on Main Line I (ML-I) from Karachi to Peshawar via Lori, Scar, Bahawalpur, Hanewal, Lahore and Rawalpindi.
After receiving 46 Chinese Built-in Vehicles (CBUs), Pakistan Railways will soon begin manufacturing 184 similar wagons at its Islamabad wagon factory with the assistance of Chinese engineers under a technology transfer agreement.