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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

Pakistan Railways suspends operation of twelve trains to Karachi

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has said the government has decided to close down twelve trains from Sunday amid fear of coronavirus spread. Addressing a news conference, the minister said twenty more trains will be closed from

Leh Expressway likely to be included in CPEC projects

RAWALPINDI: Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed is expediting efforts to include the Nullah Leh Expressway project in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The Leh Expressway connects the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi. The project was handed to Nespak

PM never created hurdles over Nawaz’s health: Sheikh Rashid

RAWALPINDI: Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan never create hurdles when it came to former premier Nawaz Sharif’s health. Sheikh Rashid said that Nawaz Sharif was being given relief on humanitarian grounds. The federal minister

Railways minister inaugurates upgraded Raiwind station

LAHORE: Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Friday inaugurated the upgradation at the Raiwind railway station to facilitate the participants of annual congregation of the Tableeghi Jamaat. The railways minister inaugrated the newly constructed, decorated and upgraded building of Raiwind

Railways deficit to end within three years, claims Sheikh Rashid

LAHORE: Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad on Saturday said that railways deficit would be completely wiped within three years instead of the supposed target of five years. Addressing to the media here at the railway headquarters, he said that Pakistan

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