KPT-Railways collaboration to boost economy: DS


Divisional Superintendent Karachi Division Muhammad Hanif Gul has said that KPT and Railways connectivity will sow the seeds of economic prosperity. .

The newly appointed divisional superintendent Hanif Gul said that the conclusion of the KPT-Railways connectivity project would not only bring an economic boon for Pakistan Railways but a new era of progress and prosperity would be ushered in also. He said that during his visit to the KPT connectivity project today morning along with PD KPT connectivity Riaz Ali Laghari and Deputy DS (Infrastructure) Shoukat Shaikh. .

“Besides significant surge in the volume of freight earnings the project will massively ease out traffic congestion when it becomes operational” remarked the DS after visiting the project. He was holistically briefed by Project Director of KPT connectivity project that aims at rehabilitation of 25 kilometers of railways track connecting Karachi Port Trust with Karachi City station entailing 12 level crossings, various yards and 2 bridges en-route.


The DS also visited the Wazir Mansion station, a major container loading point, and was comprehensively briefed regarding the operational parameters by the concerned divisional officers.


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