SAR and Huawei sign MoU to develop smart railway in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: Saudi Railway Company (SAR) has selected Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT), as a partner to initiate smart railway and digital transformation in the Kingdom. The companies signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to initiate their partnership during a ceremony held recently at… Continue reading

Ministry of Petroleum to fully utilize Railways’ capacity for petroleum products transportation across country

ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Railways and Ministry of Petroleum have jointly initiated assessment of the prospects of petroleum products through railways across country.[the_ad id=”31605″]The Ministry of Petroleum briefed the Economic Coordination Committee ECC on the implementation of the committee’s decision regarding utilization of services of Pakistan Railways for transportation of petroleum… Continue reading

No other option but to approach IMF for assistance: Sheikh Rasheed

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has categorically said, “We are stuck in a lot of crises and it is a well-known fact that IMF conditions will be really stiff. I, as Minister, have been reiterating this since day one that we have no other option but to… Continue reading

Module for transit trade through railways rolled out all over Pakistan

KARACHI: Directorate of Automation and Reforms has rolled out ‘Multi-model Afghan Transit Trade module in (WeBOC) throughout Pakistan for transit of cargo through railway. This is a multi-module as the railway would transport the transit cargo till Torkham or Chamman and afterwards it would be transported through trucks. The roll-out… Continue reading