Eight More Trains To Be Privatized From Nov12
Umer Jamshaid 1 month ago Sat 24th October 2020 | 05:20 PM
LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 24th Oct, 2020 ) :Minister for Pakistan Railways (PR) Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has said that eight more trains would be privatized from November 12 next, besides revival of rail car running between Lahore-Rawalpindi from November 30.
Addressing a press conference at PR Headquarters here on Saturday, he said the rail car which was being revived runs between Lahore to Rawalpindi and Rawalpindi to Lahore at 4:30 pm and coaches were being prepared in this regard as the number of passengers on this route were increasing.
Minister said," I want private parties to come forward and run their freight trains using railway's infrastructure and properties".
He further said that online booking of freight trains had been started to stop irregularities in this regard.
Sheikh Rashid said that railways had given four freight trains to private parties under public private partnership.