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Pakistan - Railway Data

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Indicators

Unit

Data

Data Year

Data Source

Notes

Average

Range

Total Route  

km

7,791

2006

Pakistan Statistical Year Book 2007

Includes 7,346 km broad-gauge and 445 meter-gauge. Does not include Yards and Sidings.  

 

24.6-63,327

By Gauge

route-km

 

 

 

 

 

 

Broad Gauge (1.676m)

 

7,479

2006

Pakistan Statistical Year Book 2007

 

 

 

Meter Gauge (1.000m)

 

312

2006

Pakistan Statistical Year Book 2007

 

 

 

Narrow Gauge (0.762)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By Type

route-km

 

 

 

 

 

 

Single Track

 

9,928

2003

Pakistan Railways Year Book 2002-2003, Page 71

 

 

 

Double Track

 

1,043

2003

Pakistan Railways Year Book 2002-2003, Page 71

 

 

 

Electrified

 

293

2003

Pakistan Railways Year Book 2002-2003, Page 71

Data shows the length of     route kilometers. For track kilometers, it is 544 track km.  

 

 

Three/Multiple Tracks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Track

km

11,515

2006

Pakistan Statistical Year Book 2007

Includes 11,103 km of broad gauge and 412 km of narrow gauge

 

 

Total Population

million

159

2006

World Development Indicators

 

 

 

Total Land Area

sq km

770,880

2006

World Development Indicators

 

 

 

Railway Density in terms of  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Population

rail route km/1,000 people

0.05

2006

World Development Indicators

 

0.31

0.0008-0.06

Land Area

rail route km/sq km land  

0.01

2006

World Bank staff calculation

 

0.012

  0.00004-0.2

Railway Traffic Density of Passenger  

passengers transported annually/rail route km

10,452

2006

Pakistan Statistical Year Book 2007

Total Number of passengers is 72,397,000

46,709

10,452-98,205

Railway Traffic Density of Freight  

tonnes transported annually/rail route km

774

2006

Pakistan Statistical Year Book 2007

Total freight carried by the Railways is 6,180,208 tonnes

2,958

153-11,492

Freight Tonnes Carried - Net Tonne Kilometers (NTKM)

million  

  5,906.85

 2006

Pakistan Statistical Year Book 2007

 

 

 

Passenger Kilometers (PKM)

million

25,621

2006

Pakistan Statistical Year Book 2007

 

 

 

No.of Employees

 

86,096

2006

Pakistan Statistical Year Book 2007

 

 

 

(NTKM + PKM)/Employee

US$-km  

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Freight Revenue + Passenger Revenue)/Employee

thousand US$

2.907

2003

Pakistan Railways Year Book 2002-2003, Page 102

 

 

 

Average Rail Tariff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Freight  

US$/ton km

0.013

2006

Pakistan Statistical Year Book 2007

 

0.044

0.013-0.14

Passenger

US$ per passenger per km

0.006

2003

Pakistan Railways Year Book 2002-2003, Page 77

Average 33.30 Palsa (0.33 PKR) per passenger per km. 1 US$ = 58.20 PKR in 2004.  

0.006

0.006 – 0.01

Goods Transported Annually by Rail  

million tonnes/yr

6.03

2006

Pakistan Statistical Year Book 2007

 

 

 

Passenger Transported Annually by Rail

million passengers/yr

81.4

2006

Pakistan Statistical Year Book 2007

 

 

 

Rail Passenger Revenue  

US$/passenger

1.97

2003

Pakistan Railways Year Book 2002-2003, Page 111

Calcuated based on Coach Earnings: Rs 8,316,409 thousand = US$ 1,42,894 (I US$ = PKR 58.2) Passenger Earnings: 7430951418 Rs

 

 

 

US$/passenger-route km

0.00025

2003

Pakistan Railways Year Book 2002-2003, Page 111

 

 

 

 

US$/PKM

0.0064

 

Pakistan Railways Year Book 2002-2003, Page 111

[Passenger-km = 22,305,575,810]

 

    

Rail Freight Revenue  

US$/ton goods

13.05

2006

Pakistan Statistical Year Book 2007

Average revenue Rs. 783 per ton. 1 US$ = Rs. 60 in 2006.

 

 

 

US$/ton-route km

0.0017

2006

World Bank staff calculation

Total freight revenue divided by the product of tonnes carried and total route km.

0.0013

0.0002-0.0048

 

US$/NTKM

   0.013

2006

 World Bank staff calculation

Total rail freight revenue divided by NTKM.

 

 

No. of Main Line Locomotives Operational  -- Total

 

544

2006

Pakistan Statistical Year Book 2007

 

 

 

Electric

 

21

2006

Pakistan Statistical Year Book 2007

 

 

 

Diesel

 

510

2006

Pakistan Statistical Year Book 2007

 

 

 

Steam

 

13

2006

Pakistan Statistical Year Book 2007

Including regular steam locomotive and meter gauge steam locomotive.

 

 

No. of Passenger Coaches  

 

1,904

2006

Pakistan Statistical Year Book 2007

Including passenger coach and other coaching vehicles.

 

 

No. of Freight Wagons

 

20,809

2006

Pakistan Statistical Year Book 2007

 

 

 

Railway Passenger Share (% of total passenger domestic travel)

%

9.4%

2004

Economic Survey 2003-04, Page 148

 

 

  6%-9.4%

Railway Freight Haulage Share (% of total freight domestic carriage)

%

4.2%

2004

Economic Survey 2003-04, Page 148

 

 

  3.9%-15%

Rail Passenger Tariff

US$ per passenger per km

 

2003

Pakistan Railways Year Book 2002-2003. P.77

 

 

 

Long Distance

 

0.006

 

 

It is the value for average rail passenger tariff per per passenger per km    - 33.30 Palsa (0.33 PKR). 1 US$ = 58.20 PKR in 2004.  

0.0048

0.003-0.006

Urban

 

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

Suburban

 

N/A

 

 

 

 

 

Percentage of Multi-Tracked Lines

%

9.06%

2003

 

Double line track: 1,043 km.  

30%

9.06%-54.30%

Total Operating Revenue

thousand US$

300,727

2006

Pakistan Statistical Year Book 2007

Rs. 18,243,620,000        1 US$ = 60 PKR.

 

 

Total Operating Expenses

thousand US$

264,471

2006

Pakistan Statistical Year Book 2007

Rs 15,868,276,000. 1 US$ = 60 PKR.

 

 

Net Operating Income

thousand US$

36,256

2006

World Bank staff calculation

 

 

 

Operating Revenue per Kilometer Route

thousand US$ / rail route km

38.60

2006

World Bank staff calculation

 

 

 

Operating Expenses per Kilometer Route

thousand US$/rail route km

33.95

2006

World Bank staff calculation

 

 

 

Net Operating Income per Kilometer Route

thousand US$/rail route km

4.65

2006

World Bank staff calculation

 

 

 




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