Federal Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed has said that Pakistan will be laying a double train track from Peshawar to Karachi with China’s help .The minister said speed of train on new track will be 160 kilometer per hour.

 

Pakistan and China have signed an agreement for the expansion and reconstruction of existing Karachi-Lahore Peshawar (ML-1) railway track.

 

The document was signed by Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed and Chinese Envoy to Pakistan Yao Jing in Beijing on Sunday.

 

In a statement from Beijing, Rashid said it is a great day in history of Pakistan Railways. He said under the project a double track from Peshawar to Karachi will be laid.Computer based signaling and control system will also be installed.