Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad has said that once the ML-1 project is completed, all manned and unmanned level-crossing will be abolished. The level crossings would be turned into under passes or overhead bridges under this project. The train would be running at a speed of 160 kilometers per hour. The PC-1 concerning ML-1 has been submitted to the planning ministry and agreement is hopefully be signed on May 10, 2020. The five new freight trains would be introduced before June 30. The new coaches and trains will be arriving in the country and 75 percent old coaches would be upgraded. The coal special trains would start from Faisalabad, Chishtian, Wazirabad, Kundian and Jia Bagga. The fencing would be made along track under ML-1 project and railways would try to ensure plantation along the fence.