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Pakistan Railways to Procure 230 High Speed Passenger Coaches, 820 Freight Vans

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Monitoring Desk

LAHORE– Pakistan Railways (PR) has decided to procure 230 high speed passenger coaches and 820 freight vans to modernize its system.

According to a spokesperson of Pakistan Railways, in the first phase, 46 modern passenger coaches will be procured, while, in the second phase, 184 such coaches will be prepared at Carriage Factory Islamabad.

He said passenger coaches will include 80 compartments each for economy and air conditioned class, 30 parlour cars, and 20 vans each for luggage and brake.

Two hundred freight vans will be imported, while 620 of such bogies will be prepared at the Railways factory.