Beijing September 3 2022: Chinese rail manufacturer, China Railway Rolling Stock (CRRC) located in Tangshan, Hebei province rolled 230 high-speed new passenger coaches off the production line for Pakistan railway.
The first batch of the passenger coaches with a designed speed of 160 KM per hour will be handed over to Pakistan Railways by end of this year.
The Chinese company has signed a contract to supply state of the art, luxurious, comfortable and fit to run at 160 KM per hour coaches to Pakistan railways, under plans to revitalize the country’s long-distance passenger services.
According to reports, officials from the department concerned of Pakistan railway have already visited China to inspect bogies worth US$149 million.
The officers visited China would provide consultancy in the design of the passenger bogies. The Chinese company would also transfer to Pakistan.