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Pakistan Railways decides to install automatic elevators at 14 stations

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways has decided to install automatic elevators besides construction of overhead bridges at 14 stations across the country.    

According to spokesperson of the department, PC-1 of the project has been sent to the government for approval in this regard.

These stations include Karachi, Hyderabad, Rohri, Bahawalpur, Multan, Raiwind, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Quetta, Sahiwal, Okara, Khanewal and Faisalabad.

Meanwhile, Chief Executive Officer of Pakistan Railways has directed for availability of wheel chairs on railway stations for disabled persons.


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Minister for Railways Khawja Saad Rafique has said that drastic changes are being made to improve the service of Pakistan Railways as it is necessary to keep it abreast with the modern technologies of the world.

“Railways is undergoing a drastic change and it’s necessary to keep it abreast with the modern technologies of world,” he has said.

He also claimed that the revenue of the department has increased from Rs18 billion to Rs40 billion during the last three years.

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