Turkish Railway delegation expressed interest in upgrading Pakistan Railways – Research Snipers

Turkish Railway delegation expressed interest in upgrading Pakistan Railways

Turkish eight-member delegation from state Railway companies including Talamsas and Raymisas met with Federal Minister Railways Sheikh Rashid on Monday. During the meeting Turkish delegation expressed their interest in upgrading Pakistan Railways.

The Federal Minister Railways told the Turkish delegation that Pakistan is mulling to upgrade its Railways network with the partnership of International companies and Pakistan’s project is open for Turkish Railways which has proven track record and experience of upgrading its own Railways network.

Turkish Railways earlier helped in upgrading Risalpur Locomotive and Railway carriage factories, the minister said, Pakistan will definitely learn from Turkish experience, expertise and earlier projects.

Turkish delegation’s visit to Pakistan is a 5-day tour in which they will visit various facilities of Pakistan Railways. Pakistan Railways has been focusing on improving not only the Railways infrastructure but also the existing Railways services in the country. The organization also plans to launch 20 more trains on various routs during 2019, it was reported earlier.

It was also reported earlier that PR will also laydown high-speed double track for fast trains. The state-owned organization has also started various projects in the past few weeks.