Transportation Transportation 2020-09-23 Busted buses: KP gets faulty fleet while China pockets hefty profit In just over a month, four Chinese-made buses delivered to Peshawar have caught fire, forcing transit service to be suspended. Transportation 2019-07-11 Pakistan's faster, low-fare trains facilitate recreational, business travel With extremists being reined in, Pakistan is improving its infrastructure. Transportation 2019-04-22 With violence subsiding, Pakistan resumes passenger train service to Kohat, Mardan The government is planning to extend services to more cities soon, officials say. Transportation 2018-06-07 Swat Motorway project to boost economy in Malakand Division The project is expected to be completed by September 2018, bringing economic development and tourism to a region previously struck hard by militancy. Transportation 2018-04-12 Peshawar firefighters get motorcycles to tackle hard-to-reach fires A new firefighting service equipped with motorcycles will be able to reach fires on narrow streets, holding them off until larger fire trucks can arrive. Transportation 2018-03-23 Pink Taxi empowers women in Pakistan with safe rides The women-only taxi service, launched in Karachi last March, began operations in Peshawar in January. Transportation 2017-10-25 Bus Rapid Transit project meant to alleviate Peshawar's traffic woes The BRT project was inaugurated October 19 and is expected to take six to nine months to complete. Transportation 2016-09-13 Enhanced security makes Pakistan Railways travel safer Terrorist attacks against Pakistan Railways have reduced sharply due to the presence of police and army forces, officials say.