CPEC to initiate circular railway project in KPK

As part of the infrastructure portfolio of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a circular railway project is planned in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK). According to the spokesman of the Pakistan Railways, the project is going to be completed at the cost of USD 1.6 billion under CPEC.

ISLAMABAD: In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, work on the construction of circular train under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will start next year.

A Spokesman of the Pakistan Railways said that feasibility study of the project has already been completed.

The project will be completed at a cost of about one point six billion dollars under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, he added.

He further said the train will run among Peshawar-Charsadda-Nowshera districts in the first phase.

In the second phase, train service will be extended to Mardan, Swabi, and Islamabad, he said.

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