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PM approves Islamabad-Muzaffarabad railway track feasibility report.

ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif has accorded approval to feasibility report of Islamabad-Muzaffarabad railway track.

Ashfaq Khattak, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Kashmir Railway Committee has given complete report and briefing to the PM in respect of feasibility of Islamabad-Muzaffarabad railway track.

Sources said PM Nawaz Sharif while approving the feasibility report directed that plan be evolved to initiate this project as soon as possible that what measures can be taken for purchase of land and laying of railway track.

PM directed that railway station of international standard be set up near Rose and Jasmin garden Abpara Islamabad.

As per feasibility report 15 railway stations will be set up from Islamabad to Muzaffarabad. In line with PM directives railway track will start from Islamabad and pass through Bahara Kahu, Ghora Galli, Jhikka galli, pindi point and Bhurban. 3 railway stations will be constructed in Ghora Galli, Jhikka galli and Bhurban in Murree.

Train will cover the distance from Islamabad to Murree in one hour and from Islamabad to Muzaffarabad in 2.45 hours.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
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Date:Nov 8, 2015
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