Non-stop and luxurious: Jinnah Express to be inaugurated on March 31
LAHORE: Pakistan Railways on Monday announced to inaugurate a non-stop and most luxurious Jinnah Express passenger train between Karachi and Lahore from March 31, ARY News reported.
The passenger train will depart from Karachi at 3:00 pm (Sunday) and arrive in Lahore at 7:30 am (Monday), spokesperson said. The train will leave Lahore railway station at 2:30 pm (Tuesday) and reach Karachi at 7:00 am (Wednesday), added the spokesperson.
The train will be comprised of 12 air-conditioned business coaches, two power plants and a dining car.
According to the spokesperson, railway fare of the train will be Rs7,000 (Adults) and Rs5,250 (Children).
The train will make stopovers at Khanewal, Rohri and Hyderabad junctions. Passengers will be given the facility of free food and other services in the Jinnah Express.
On March 2, the Minister for Railways, Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad had announced that Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate VIP Jinnah Express Train on March 20.
Sheikh Rasheed had also unveiled the plan for running another VIP train, Sir Syed Express from Lahore to Karachi by next month.