Islamabad: According to sources, Pakistan Railway is looking to buy locomotives for the hilly areas.
Pakistan Railway will import 20 locomotives for Balochistan and hilly areas to facilitate passengers from these areas.
The main aim of these locomotives is to enhance the performance of the Railways transport sector. In addition, it will traverse the mountainous areas with steep gradient tracks. However, the Railway Ministry is planning to enhance the regional connectivity by modernizing the rail transportation.
As of now Pakistan Railway had claimed around 455 trains of various Horse Power (hp) and was working upwards of 110 travelers and 62 cargo trains across Pakistan.
According to sources, Pakistan Railways has enlisted upwards of 145 new trains in its fleet amid most recent five years to encourage the travelers and create more income for their department.
Railways has chosen to restore and modernize around 136 non-functional trains to enhance the system and to enhance the performance of the institution.