Pakistan Railways has resumed its limited train operation across the country from today (Wednesday) to facilitate passengers during Eid-ul-Fitr.
As per details, the first train departed from Lahore to Rawalpindi. Pakistan Express left from Rawalpindi to Karachi and Railcar to Lahore from Rawalpindi. Subak Kharam departed from Lahore to Rawalpindi.
Karakorum Express will leave Lahore for Karachi at 3 pm today, while Pak Business Express will depart for Karachi from Lahore at 4.30 pm today. Shah Hussain Express will leave for Karachi from Lahore at 7 pm today.
According to the schedule Awam Express has left for Peshawar from Karachi, while three trains will be operated from Peshawar cant Station today.
Schedules of Tezgam Express, Pak Business Class, Jaffar Express, Awam Express, Millat Express and other up and down trains have also been issued.
All precautionary measures have been taken at railway stations. Furthermore, the administration has announced that tickets can only be booked online.
On May 18, Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed had said that Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced to restore train operations in the country from May 20 (today).
The minister had assured that the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) would be fully practiced in the train operations, adding that the resumption of PR operations is important in order to facilitate the passengers on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr.