Havelian Dry Port (450 M. Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units)

Project: Havelian Dry port (450 M. Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units)
Project Description:
Project Title: Construction of Havelian Dry port including cargo handling facilities.

Responsibility:

Proposing Agency: Ministry of Railways
Implementing Agency: Pakistan Railways
Supervising Agency: Ministry of Communications, Government of Pakistan
To meet the demand of containerized future freight traffic in connection with Pak-China Economic Corridor, the dry port will be established at Havelian by utilizing the railway land, railhead facilities, high speed / capacity stock, and potential of well established off-dock terminal for handling bonded import / export containers. Pakistan Railway network exist upto Havelian Railway Station situated at more than 680 Kms from Khunjrab (China border). The station is coming on Pak-China economic corridor. Initially it will act as Dry Port / container terminal for goods traffic coming through road from China through KKH. Transshipment arrangement will be provided at Havelian for loading / unloading on railway wagons.

Location:  Havellian, District Haripur, KPK
Estimated Cost (US $ Million): 40
Financing:  Work will be carried out by financing through Chinese Government Concessional Loan (GCL). Work will be awarded through open bidding as per PPRA rules through EPC contract.
Project Progress Update :
-Feasibility completed
-Request for Chinese financing submitted on 29th Nov, 2016