Railways procures 230 modern coaches to facilitate passengers

Pakistan Railways has procured 230 modern passenger coaches to facilitate the passengers.

According to an official of the Ministry of Railways, the first batch of the procured coaches will arrive by the end of this month.

He said the 4000 horse power, high power locomotives have also been procured to enhance payload for maximizing freight revenue.

He said the process for installing Radio Frequency Identification System over the railway network has been initiated, which would transform the department on modern lines by effective and efficient monitoring of rolling stock.

The official said the spare rakes and coaches have been stationed at major stations to address untoward situation and ensure schedule of trains.

Source: Radio Pakistan