Karachi Circular Railway to be revived as part of CPEC

Pakistan's Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed Karachi circular railway
Pakistan’s Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed cuts the ribbon as he inaugurates the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) inner-city train service, which was discontinued in 1999, at a city station in Karachi, Pakistan November 19, 2020.
Image Credit: Reuters

Karachi: The Chinese authorities have assured the Sindh government that the project to revive Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) as a modern commuter train service in the provincial capital will be formally included in the list of development schemes to be completed under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

The assurance to this effect came as the top-level delegations of China and the…

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