Based of severe necessities of our community and Development Plan of Afghanistan’s Railway Network, which covers 3500 km, lack of professional engineers was felt.

So it has been decided to establish a department of railway engineering in 1393.

    The matter of establishment was then added in the institutions establishment 1392 plan of Ministry of Higher Education.

Based on that plan 55 number of students has been accepted by KPU for the first time.

In 1392 a Memorandum of Understanding was signed, regarding cooperation between KPU and RTU of Latvia. Furthermore, the curriculum of this department was also approved by RTU.