Tag: Pakistan Railways

CPEC energy projects near completion, as Minister promises 'no load-shedding after Novermber'

PAR Apr 5, 2017 0

Islamabad, 05 April: The government yesterday gave fresh dateline of November 2017 for ending loadshedding in the country, amid the long hours of unan...

Dry port planning to install weighbridge after PR fails to fulfil its responsibility: Amanat

Faizan Haroon Feb 11, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: The dry port Islamabad is planning to install a weighbridge with the money to be drawn from the Common Poll Fund (CPF) as Railways was not...

Coal transportation will begin by month's end

PAR Jan 24, 2017 0

Pakistan Railways (PR) will start a train service to transport coal from Port Qasim Karachi to Sahiwal coal fired power plant by the last week of Janu...

Oil transportation of PSO increased from 4pc to 38 in three years

PAR Jan 20, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: The oil transportation of Pakistan State Oil (PSO) through Pakistan Railways has increased from four percent to 38 in three years. In the...

As election nears, Prime Minister pleases businesses

PAR Jan 11, 2017 0

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Tuesday announced a package of incentives of Rs 180 billion that envisages abolition of customs duty and sales tax on impo...

Railway Tracks To Be Made Gate-free And Signal-Free Under CPEC

PAR Dec 21, 2016 0

Railway tracks from Karachi to Peshawar would be made gate-free and signal-free under the next phase of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)....

Coal power plant: Saad urges hectic efforts for timely completion

PAR Oct 24, 2016 0

The coal transportation for the Sahiwal coal power plant is a big challenge for Pakistan Railways and they will channelize all their energies and sour...

Starting cargo train from Sialkot dry port will facilitate traders: Faiz Ali

PAR Oct 21, 2016 0

SIALKOT: Model Customs Collectorate Additional Collector Faiz Ali said that starting a cargo train for carrying consignments from Sialkot Dry Port Tru...

$8.2b railtrack upgrade project wins go-ahead

PAR Jun 9, 2016 0

Pakistan on Wednesday cleared, in principle, two strategically important $10 billion projects for upgrading a mainline of the Pakistan Railways to smo...

Pakistan Federal Budget 2016-17

PAR Jun 3, 2016 0

Federal Budget Speech 2016-17 Pakistan Federal Budget 2016-17 Bullets EXPORTS - FROM 3.5% TO 3% FIVE SECTORS : TEXTILE, LEATHER, SPORTS, FARMIN...

Operations of Azakhel Dry Port in January not possible, says railways official

PAR Dec 29, 2015 0

Peshawar: The Divisional Superintendent of the Pakistan Railways, Peshawar, Ali Mohammad Afridi, has said that operation of Azakhel  Dry Port from Jan...

Anti-Narcotics Court awards life imprisonment to drug smuggler

PAR Oct 19, 2015 0

Lahore: The Special Federal Court of Anti-Narcotics has sentenced a suspect to life imprisonment in a case of narcotics smuggling. According to detail...

Pakistan Railways to start freight trains to facilitate Afghan Transit Trade

PAR Oct 10, 2015 0

Karachi: The Pakistan Railways is all set to transport goods under the ambit of Afghan Transit Trade via its freight trains that would not only facili...

Pakistan Railways cargo freights to be on WeBOC soon

PAR Jul 30, 2015 0

KARACHI: The goods supply from port city to the upcountry dry ports through Pakistan Railways and the customs clearance is likely to be brought on Web...

Zahid Khokhar’s Lahore Appraisement exceeds revenue target, collects Rs 55 billion

PAR Jul 10, 2015 0

LAHORE: The Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Lahore Appraisement has exceeded the revenue collection target by collecting Rs 55 billion, registering...