From March 25, the train operation will be Restricted

From March 25, the train operation will be Restricted

Posted on Mar 19, 2020

From March 25, the train operation will be Restricted

LAHORE: Pakistan Railways has decided to restrict train operations, a spokesman of the department has said that implementation of restricting train operations will begin on March 25.

According to News, it has been decided to restrict the train operation at the high-level meeting chaired by Minister of Railways Sheikh Rasheed. In the first phase, ten passenger trains will be closed, depending on the situation, it will be decided to close more trains

According to the railway spokesman, 134 passenger trains are currently operating in Pakistan. The department has also decided to cancel eight trains that operate from Karachi, Sheikh Rasheed had said that, it is not in my control to stop the entire train operation, The Prime Minister will take a decision in this regard.

Sheikh Rasheed had said that different trains with fewer passengers can be combined. The Railway Department is doing all possible steps to protect the passengers and staff.

The Sources had said that the decision has been taken at the request of the Sindh government to shut down the trains, Trains that are being suspended Alternative arrangements will be made for these passengers, Pakistan Railways does not have enough money to pay back the fare.

Considering that another negligence of the Karachi administration had come to light yesterday, the Railway staff is forced to work without masks and hand sanitizers, without checking  traffic of the non-relevant people also poses a risk to staff and passengers, No arrangements have made for the safety of passengers at the railway stations, Sources had said that the railway administration did not facilitate any clerk, washing line personnel, clerks, ticket checkers working without masks and sanitizer.




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