Govt plans to build Rs57bn modern train structure from Islamabad to Murree

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On Feb 27, 2021 Last updated Feb 27, 2021

ISLAMABAD: In a bid to boost the tourism sector in Pakistan, the government is planning to construct a new generation train structure from Islamabad to Murree.

This was announced by Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry in a statement.

“We are striving for investor to join hands with us to build new generation train structure from Islamabad to Murree, project cost is around 300 M euros. let’s hope if we could get through that in the first phase then the model can be replicated,” Fawad Chaudhry said in a tweet while replying to a Twitterati.

We are striving for investor to join hands with us to build new generation train structure from islamabad to Murree, project cost is around 300 M euros lets hope if we could get through that in first phase than model can be replicated https://t.co/kHzdNOemmj

— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) February 27, 2021

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Last year in November, Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Fawad Chaudhry, had said that the government was studying a proposal to run an “electric automatic train from Islamabad airport to Murree”.

Taking to Twitter, the federal minister said that with the electric buses project for Islamabad reaching EOI level, a plan to launch an electric train from Islamabad airport to Murree is in the works.

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“The next major project is the electric automatic train from Islamabad Airport to Murree. The study of which has started and a meeting has been held with the planning ministry in this regard,” he had said in a tweet.

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