China to start delivering railway coaches to Pakistan from September

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    BEIJING, JUNE 23 (APP): China is expected to start delivery of railway coaches to Pakistan Railways (PR) from September this year that would certainly help improve railways operational efficiency. A 15-member PR delegation in this regard is currently on study tour till July 4 to China to acquaint themselves about their maintenance and examine other technical aspects of these coaches.

    Under an agreement the Changchun Railway Company will provide 202 coaches to PR and all is set to deliver first batch of around 50 bogies in September.
    The delegation is comprised of members from Carriage Factory Islamabad, Railway Divisions of Karachi and Lahore. The manager procurement, Pakistan Railway Munawar Khan is leading the delegation, company source said.
    They will study the production, their quality, design, painting, mechanical and operational aspects.
    The company source said that on departure of the first delegation, three more such delegations from Pakistan Railways are expected to visit China.

    Associated Press Of Pakistan ( Pakistan's Premier NEWS Agency )
     
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    Coaches from Pakistan, refurbished locos from Spain. The shopping list of PR is very long. In absence of a strong domestic manufacturing base this is the resultant, and they claim credit for developing and manufacturing JF 17
     

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