Sharjeel Inam Memon, Sindh’s Minister of Transport, the provincial government plans to build a bullet train on the Karachi-Sukkur line.
In this context, the World Bank (WB) delegation and the transport minister met in Karachi to discuss the Yellow Line BRT project. The conference was also attended by a number of transport ministry representatives.
The Sindh government is planning to start construction on a bullet train that would connect Karachi and Sukkur, and the province administration is actively working to improve Karachi’s transportation infrastructure, according to the transport minister during the meeting.
He explained the bullet train project’s specifics, including the fact that it will be launched on the Karachi-Hyderabad line first.
In addition, as part of the Peoples Bus Service (PBS) program, he asked the WB to send 300 electric buses to Karachi.
China has already sent Pakistan the first 230 of 446 high-speed train cars that will arrive at Karachi port in the following three weeks.
Officials from Pakistan Train (PR) will receive the coaches and bring them to Lahore on the Karachi-Lahore railway line.
Shahid Aziz, Additional General Manager (Mechanical), confirmed the arrival of the 46 coaches in Pakistan in three weeks to Dawn after they had already left China.
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