Pakistan Railways Gets Tens of Hi-Tech Coaches From China(Must Read)
Pakistan Railways Gets Tens of Hi-Tech Coaches From China(Must Read). Pakistan Railways (PR) has received 46 modern high-speed coach coaches
imported from China.The coaches have constructed units that are manufactured in
China. Pakistan will soon begin to manufacture similar coaches (passenger
luggage, coaches as well as brake vans) in its own carriage factory located in
In the beginning, Chinese engineers will collaborate with Pakistan in the technology transfer element of the contract to purchase 230 coaches.PR will also soon receive 200 new freight wagons imported from China. In the near future, PR will produce 620 similar wagons in its Mughalpura workshop as well as the carriage factory located in Risalpur.
PR has signed the contract in conjunction with China Railway Construction Corporation Tangshan Locomotive and Rolling Stock Company in 2012 to purchase of the trains. Concerning this development the additional general manager of PR (mechanical) Shahid Aziz told Dawn: Pakistan Railways Gets Tens of Hi-Tech Coaches From China(Must Read)
We’ve received 46 brand new coaches that include economic, A.C. standard, and A.C. parlour passenger classes along with brake and luggage trucks. On Saturday night, the vessel that brought the coaches out of China reached the port in Karachi. The coaches are currently being taken off at the port. Pakistan Railways Gets Tens of Hi-Tech Coaches From China(Must Read)
The official said that it would require three days in order to remove the coaches. Aziz stated that prior to their arrival at Lahore public relations officials would conduct test runs along the Main Line-1 (ML-1) from Karachi to Peshawar through Rohri, Sukkar, Bahawalpur, Khanewal, Lahore, and Rawalpindi.
Following the completion of the test run, he announced that commercial use of the coaches will be launched on various trains for passengers that have speed.According to PR’s Chief Mechanical Engineering (CME), Abdul Haseeb The department will take this set of coaches from the Karachi Cantt Railway Station through the railway line that is connected to ports. Then, the coaches will begin an experiment journey between Karachi towards Peshawar. He said:
When we’ve completed our testing run that involves numerous mechanical and electrical checks The coaches will then be delivered to Lahore. The first time we will use them will be on the 15th of December, at which point it is expected that the Greenline express train scheduled to resume operation.