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The Federal Minister of Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has acknowledged that the Sindh authorities and the federal authorities are on the equivalent net web page regarding the Karachi Circular Railway.

During his go to Karachi to overview the KCR enterprise, the Railways will implement the order of the Supreme Court in its spirit, he acknowledged.

Sheikh Rasheed acknowledged, “I will visit Karachi every fortnight as the work of the KCR going to begin soon.”

In the phase-I of the clearance work, the observe has been cleared from City to Shah Abdul Latif Station.

“From overall 30 kilometers track, clearance work has been completed on 12 KM,” the railway’s minister acknowledged.

He acknowledged that larger than Rs 10 billion goes to be spent on Karachi Circular Railway, whereas 1.eight billion could be spent over the first part of the work.

Talking regarding the encroachments on the railway land, Sheikh Rasheed acknowledged that the railways would implement the orders of the Supreme Court, and the Supreme Court has ordered that the encroachments from the sides of the railway observe be eradicated.

He acknowledged his division has been in contact with the provincial authorities and haven’t any dispute over KCR enterprise with the federal authorities.

He acknowledged the Sindh authorities have awarded a contract to the Frontier Works Organization (FWO) to assemble very important infrastructures like underpasses and overhead bridges on the diploma crossings.

Supreme Court Order

Last Thursday, the Supreme Court whereas listening to the case regarding the revival of Karachi Circular Railways (KCR) ordered Pakistan Railways to get clear the land alongside the observe.

During the proceedings, Pakistan Railways counsel instructed the courtroom docket that the railway has submitted its report again to the courtroom docket over the matter.

Chief Justice Pakistan Gulzar Ahmed acknowledged that the pictures inside the report make clear nothing.

He added that in these photos the land has been seen beneath encroachments.

“How the train will run when the land adjacent to track has been under encroachment,” the CJP questioned.

“The path for running a train has been cleared,” CEO Railways instructed the courtroom docket.

“Take tractor with you and demolish all encroachments,” the best resolve acknowledged.

The courtroom docket ordered Pakistan Railways to get clear the land alongside the railway observe.


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