Last week, a KCR train comprising four bogies and two locomotives travelled a 14-kilometre-long distance from Karachi’s City Railway Station to Orangi Town.
Sheikh Rasheed said that the duration of journey between Lahore and Karachi would be reduced by 30 minutes after the inauguration of Lai Expressway on March 1.
PR increases fares to reduce deficit: minister
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed on Saturday ruled out the possibility of governor’s rule in Sindh and added that the Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah should resign. Talking to journalists, Sheikh Rasheed said that the democratic set-up will not be warped up in the province and added that the issues in Sindh will be resolved by negotiation. The Railways minister said that corruption charges against Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari are bigger than PML-N supremo…
PESHAWAR: Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed on Saturday announced that Pakistan Railways (PR) to launch two new non-stop VVIP trains from March 23. Talking to journalists in Peshawar, Sheikh Rasheed said that due to their outstanding performance, all the tickets of passenger trains till January 15 have been booked and they were trying to launch emergency trains to facilitate the commuters. Highlighting the performance of his ministry, Sheikh Rasheed challenged the world to launch 20 trains in the short span of 100 days. He…
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique on Saturday said the number of passengers travelling in Pakistan Railways had increased by 14 million during the current government's tenure. "The confidence of the people has been restored in the railways with the effective policies of government," he claimed while talking to media in Lahore. The minister said Pakistan Railways had introduced online ticketing system to facilitate the passengers. He said that the system of Railway was improving day by day, but it…