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Transportation in Pakistan

  Transportation in Pakistan is extensive and varied but still in its developing stages and serving a population of over 180 million people. Construction of new airports, roads and railway lines has led to an employment boost in the country. Much of Pakistan’s road network and railway network were built before 1947. Presently, roads carry over 96 percent of inland freight and 92 percent of passenger traffic and are undoubtedly …

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Revamp, upgradation of Pakistan’s railways system under CPEC

  Railways and roadways are the two means of transport over the land. Roads can be built in the hilly areas also whereas railway lines cannot be laid easily. The railways have an advantage over the roadways that they can carry a large number of passengers and large and heavy loads for long distances. Also journey by train is more comfortable than by bus. Urban cities came up with the …

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