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No change in train schedule, suspension of services: Pakistan Railways

LAHORE: Pakistan Railways has denied that the train schedule is being changed and said the service will continue on 70 percent occupancy in line with coronavirus guidelines. A spokesperson of Pakistan Railways denied rumours circulating in various sections of the

Minister Azam Swati set to reshuffle top posts in railways

ISLAMABAD: Railways Minister Azam Swati is set to reshuffle top positions within the ministry and remove the team of this predecessor to improve governance and operations. The railways has been facing massive losses as former minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed failed

KCR’s route to be expanded after two weeks: Railways Minister

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Thursday inaugurated much-awaited and delayed Karachi Circular Railway project at the City Station. Addressing a post-launch ceremony, the railway minister said the Karachi Circular Railway was restored after 25 years and

Frontman of Chairman Railways Society arrested in Karachi

KARACHI: Law-enforcement agencies have arrested the alleged frontman of Chairman Railways Society Abdul Khaliq Farooqi who is involved on encroachment and illegal constructions on lands belonging to the Karachi Circular Railway. Farooqi allegedly has made bogus documents of allotments that

Federal govt decides to take back railway properties in Karachi

KARACHI: The federal government has decided for taking back important railway properties in Karachi in a bid to increase the income of Pakistan Railways. Addressing a press conference in Karachi today (Sunday), Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed, has said

Sheikh Rasheed rules out possibility of Zardari going abroad

LAHORE: Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed on Saturday ruled out the possibility of former president Asif Ali Zardari or Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz’s exit from Pakistan. Speaking to media at the Lahore Railway Station here, the

Minister accepts negligence for allowing gas cylinder on train

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways Rawalpindi-bound Tezgam Express caught fire on early Thursday morning while running in district Rahimyar Khan in which 73 passengers lost their precious lives while 40 others received injuries. Federal minister for railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed told journalists

Railways minister inaugurates new freight train in Karachi

KARACHI: Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Thursday inaugurated a new freight train in Karachi. Addressing the inauguration ceremony, the minister said that during the first year of the incumbent government, the traffic of freight train has been doubled