Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed announced the decision while addressing a press conference in Rawalpindi.
Divisional Superintendent (DS) Railways Karachi Division Nisar Memon said the request was rejected citing extraordinary bookings from passengers due to winter vacation holidays.
KARACHI: The first special train for Eid-ul-Azha departed for Peshawar on Sunday from City Railway Station, Karachi. Director Services Pakistan Railways Karachi Arshad Salam Khattak said fourteen bogies were attached to Eid special train and the train had earned 1.2 million rupees so far. He said that 980 seats had been booked by passengers on special train and the train would reach Peshawar on Monday morning. Pakistan Railways had announced operating five special trains this Eid besides offering free travelling…
KARACHI: Railways authorities have expressed their inability to provide extra coaches for a special train to transport the PTI workers for the party's long march on August 14, to Islamabad, ARY News reported on Tuesday.