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Why large areas of Pakistan have no railways?
The political interference, nepotism, corruption, poor maintenance of tracks & bridges and mismanagement in almost every field are the major causes of failure of Pakistan Railways.
Why Pakistan Railway is not well developed?
Pakistan Railways Track Record Over the last few decades, Pakistan Railways has not been on track because of the multi-faceted challenges of poor governance, political interference, corruption, inadequate human capital, poor infrastructure, and huge deficits are preventing Pakistan’s railways from being on rails.
Does India claim Azad Kashmir?
India controls approximately 55\% of the land area of the region that includes Jammu, the Kashmir Valley, most of Ladakh, the Siachen Glacier, and 70\% of its population; Pakistan controls approximately 35\% of the land area that includes Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan; and China controls the remaining 20\% of the land …
Why Pakistan Railways are not electrified?
Pakistan’s first foray into rail electrification foundered on corruption and poor project implementation: It has just 286 km of electrified line out of over 8,000 km of track, and the electrified lines have been out of operation since 2011 due to the theft of copper wiring.
How many trains run in Pakistan daily?
Pakistan Railways carries 65 million passengers annually and operates 228 mail, express and passenger trains daily.
What are the importance of railway in Pakistan?
Pakistan railway provides an important mode of transportation throughout Pakistan. It plays an important role in bringing the farthest corners of the country closer for the purpose of business, sightseeing, education, pilgrimage and many other important services.
Does Pakistan has electric train?
Pakistan Railways has 29 electric locomotives of class BCU30E numbered 7001-29. These are British-built locomotives of 3,000 horsepower for 25 kV AC.