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Pakistan Railways geared up to augment 15 freight trains in 100-day plan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways is geared up to augment freight trains from 10 to 15 during first 100 days of the new government, in order to curtail the discrepancy of the department. According to sources, Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid has created a task force on freight trains for the perk up of this business. Sheikh Rashid said that, "Pakistan Railway take home earnings are Rs 1,367.038 million which are comparatively supplementary then previous year till 20-10-2018. However, setting up of tracking system in the…

First freight train from China to Britain arrives in London

LONDON:┬áThe first China-to-Britain freight train arrived in London on Wednesday after a 7,500-mile journey, marking a milestone in China's push to build commercial links across Europe and Asia. The train pulled in to Barking, east London after an 18-day journey from Yiwu, a wholesale market town in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang. It had passed through Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany, Belgium and France, finally crossing under the English Channel into Britain. The consignment would have taken…