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Seven modern US locomotives reach Karachi port

04:46 PM | 22 Jan, 2017
Seven modern US locomotives reach Karachi port
KARACHI - The first consignment of seven modern locomotives out of 55 locomotives imported from the United States reached Karachi port on Sunday.

A senior official of Pakistan Railways said these locomotives will be handed over to Railways on Monday.

These locomotives are 4000 horsepower and will be used to deliver coal to Sahiwal Power Plant. The remaining 48 locomotives are expected to be handed over to the Pakistan Railways this year.

The writer is a member of the staff.

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