Minister for Railways Azam Swati inaugurated Pakistan’s first freight train track service to boost business activities and increase railway freight revenue.
The freight train will carry containers from South Asia Pakistan Terminal to other parts of the country.
Addressing a function at Karachi Port Trust, the Railway Minister said that for the first time in Pakistan, a state-of-the-art facility is going to be set up. can go.
According to a spokesperson of the Railways, the South Asia Pakistan Terminal has been set up at Kemari Groin Basin. The port is expected to handle 3.1 million containers annually. Is.
Proper rail connectivity will not only expand the interior of the port but will also significantly reduce the flow of containers from cities, ultimately reducing traffic congestion.
Federal Prime Minister Swati Ali Zaidi, members of the Assembly and others attended the ceremony