PESHAWAR: Pakistan Railways is seeking to revive its freight train service from Peshawar to Karachi to support trade and commerce, according to a senior official.
The Divisional Superintendent of Peshawar, Muhammad Nasir Khalily, requested the Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) to provide details on the potential sectors that could benefit from the fast-tracked cargo train service.
The move was discussed at a meeting with SCCI President Muhammad Ishaq and other prominent members of the chamber.
Ishaq emphasized the importance of railways as a speedy mode of transportation for trade and exports, while Nasir acknowledged that Peshawar and KP were lagging in freight compared to other cities.
The official promised to resolve any issues faced by the business community in KP and stressed the need to utilize railways transportation to improve exports and stabilize the economy.
SCCI President Ishaq welcomed the plan to resume the cargo train service from Peshawar and offered to provide the details needed for a swift restart.
He also pointed out that resuming the service could bring significant revenue to the Pakistan Railways. The senior official approved Ishaq’s proposal to have SCCI represented on the Railways Advisory Committee.
Good news for export and import actvities most economical and fastest way of transportation reduced trafic prasher on roads we must support our pakistan railway for transportation to make it a profitable institution
Best wishes for railway