Category : CPEC Projects

Source : cpec.gov.pk

Date : 17-04-2018

Expansion and reconstruction of existing Line ML-1

Project : Expansion and reconstruction of existing Line ML-1
Project Description: Length: 392km:
Project Title: Rehabilitation & Up-gradation of Karachi-Lahore Peshawar (ML-1) Railway Track (1,872 kms)

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 upto 140 Km/h.

  • Proposing Agency: Ministry of Railways
  • Implementing Agency: Pakistan Railways
  • Supervising Agency: Ministry of Communications, Government of Pakistan
Location: Karachi to Peshawar via Hyderabad, Nawabshah, Rohri, RahimyarKhan, Bahawalpur, Khanewal, Sahiwal, Lahore, Gujrawala, Rwalpindi, Peshwar
Province: Punjab and Sindh
Estimated Cost (US $ Million): 8,172
Financing: Work will be carried out by financing possibly through Chinese Government Concessional Loan (GCL). Work will be awarded through open bidding as per PPRA rules through EPC contract
Project Progress: 40% Completion
Project Progress Update:
  • Feasibility completed
  • Project to be put on fast track
  • Framework agreement signed in May 2017
  • Project will be completed in 2 phases
  • Expected COD 2022