Minister announces restoration of KCR track in 15 days. Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad made this announcement, while addressing at a news conference in Lahore today.
Minister announces restoration
Has said that track of Karachi Circular Railways will be restored within fifteen days.
Furthermore, he also said that they are implementing order of Supreme Court for KCR Project.
Meanwhile, he said that the Railways had informed Sindh Chief Secretary Sindh about thirty-eight Kilometers track.
However, KCR project continues to remain in doldrums despite announcements regarding its revival.
Karachiites want KCR revival because it would ease their transportation problems.
The KCR provides local train facility to Karachiites.
The road traffic jams disturb them on daily basis.
The KCR route starts from Wazir Mansion, Lyari and pass through Baldia, Shah Abdul Latif, SITE, Manghopir (The priority Section).
Then it heads to HBL, Orangabad, Nazimabad, Liaquatabad, Yaseenabad, Gilani, Nipa, Alladin park, Johar.
From there it comes to Drigh Road, Karsaz, Shaheed-e-Millat, Chanesar, Naval at Korangi Road, Karachi cant, DOCs, Karachi City, Tower. Finally it returns Wazir Mansion.
However, government plans new construction for an extension from Drigh Road to Jinnah terminal via Drigh Colony, Star Gate and Jinnah Terminal.
But Karachiites await action instead of empty statements.