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  • French railway seeks action

    PARIS: The French state railway company on Monday demanded police action against “irresponsible” Paris-Roubaix cycle race riders who breached a safety barrier seconds before a high speed train hurtled by...

  • Eight injured as blast hits railway track in Jacobabad

    JACOBABAD: At least eight people were injured in a blast on Saturday on a railway track near Jacobabad's district jail...

    Also read: Blast near railway tracks injures 25 in JacobabadEarlier this year, at least 25 people were wounded in a remote-controlled explosion on railway tracks near Jacobabad's Dil Murad station...

  • Khakwani’s take on allocation for railway

    LAHORE: The proposed allocation of Rs41 billion for Pakistan Railways under the 2015-16 Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) is commendable, compared to that of the whole PPP regime but the Rs45 billion spending on the Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metro Bus project shows that the priorities of the present regime are highly misplaced, says former minister of state for railways Ishaq Khan Khakwani...

    “The passenger-kilometer ratio in...

  • Ecnec approves revival of Karachi Circular Railway under CPEC

    ISLAMABAD: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Friday approved nine development projects at a cost of Rs311 billion, including the revival of the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR), which will be constructed under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework...

    The project was made a part of the CPEC by the governments of China and Pakistan at the 6th joint coordination committee held in December...

  • PM assures Sindh govt of Karachi Circular Railway approval

    KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has assured Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah that he would ensure approval of the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) project by the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) as it has already been included in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects...

  • 22 dead in rush hour stampede on Mumbai railway bridge

    A commuter stampede on a Mumbai railway bridge lashed by a monsoon storm during the morning rush hour on Friday killed at least 22 people and injuring 32 others, officials said...

    Anita Kamble, a 37-year-old who lives near the railway station, said she was alerted by a loud noise...

  • Railway introduces duplicate ticketing

    The duplicate ticket generation system was formally inaugurated jointly by Minister for Railways Khwaja Saad Rafique and Pakistan Railways Chief Executive Officer Javed Anwar at a ceremony at the PR headquarters on Monday...

  • Railway level-crossing, road blocked in protest

    TOBA TEK SINGH: Scores of villagers, including women and children, blocked Toba-Gojra Road and shut railway level-crossing gates on Bypass Road in protest against razing of about a dozen houses by a revenue department team in Nai Abadi in Chak 323-JB, Kiampur, on Wednesday...

  • Chinese police shoot man dead at railway station

    SHANGHAI: Chinese police shot dead a man at a railway station in the country’s north-eastern Heilongjiang province on Saturday, saying that he was threatening public security and assaulting police, the official Xinhua news agency reported...

    Public sensitivity to security at China’s railway stations has heightened following a series of incidents including a mass stabbing at a train station last March in the south-western city of...

  • Railway decay seems reversing

    Former railway minister Haji Ghulam Ahmed Bilour himself was so pessimistic about the railways’ future that he declared that the system was doomed and he could not help revive it...

    People waiting at railway stations were often told that the train was on its way from the other end, it would arrive here after so many hours delay, then it would be rolled to the washing yard before it arrived on the platform to pick passengers...

  • Nespak to upgrade 14 railway stations

    LAHORE: The National Engineering Services Pakistan (Nespak) will upgrade and modernise 14 railway stations in two years with an estimated cost of Rs500 million...

    The land adjacent to railway stations will be developed for commercial purposes under an agreement signed between Nespak and the Pakistan Railways (PR) at railways headquarters here on Saturday...

  • Japan out as China emerges new contender in Karachi Circular Railway project

    ISLAMABAD: China will now cooperate with the Sindh government to help it revive the long-delayed Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) within three years under a recently signed memorandum of understanding, the Senate’s Standing Com­mittee on Planning and Development was informed on Monday...

    Briefing the committee, Planning Secretary Shoaib Siddiqui said the Rs270 billion project was to be completed with the assistance of the Japan...

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