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Category : CPEC Projects

Source : cpec.gov.pk

Date : 17-04-2018

CPEC Project Details: Havelian Dry port (450 M. Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units)

Project : Havelian Dry port (450 M. Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units)
Project Description: Length: 392km:
Project Title: Construction of Havelian Dry port including cargo handling facilities.

Rehabilitation/improvement of existing track that will follow the existing alignment except at locations where sharp curves are to be eased out or eliminated to allow higher speed up to 140 Km/h.

Responsibility:
  • Proposing Agency: Ministry of Railways
  • Implementing Agency: Pakistan Railways
  • Supervising Agency: Ministry of Communications, Government of Pakistan
To meet the demand of containerized future freight traffic in connection with Pak-China Economic Corridor, the dry port will be established at Havelian by utilizing the railway land, railhead facilities, high speed / capacity stock, and potential of well established off-dock terminal for handling bonded import / export containers. Pakistan Railway network exist upto Havelian Railway Station situated at more than 680 Kms from Khunjrab (China border). The station is coming on Pak-China economic corridor. Initially it will act as Dry Port / container terminal for goods traffic coming through road from China through KKH. Transshipment arrangement will be provided at Havelian for loading / unloading on railway wagons.
Location: Havellian, District Haripur, KPK
Estimated Cost (US $ Million): 65
Financing: Work will be carried out by financing through Chinese Government Concessional Loan (GCL). Work will be awarded through open bidding as per PPRA rules through EPC contract
Project Progress: 25% Completion
Project Progress Update:
  • Feasibility completed
  • Project to be put on fast track
  • Framework agreement signed in May 2017