Pakistan Railways to restore more trains from November 1 | So Good News


After repairing railway tracks affected by heavy rain and subsequent flooding, Pakistan Railways (PR) has decided to restore several passenger trains from November 1.

In a notification issued on October 31, Pakistan Railways (PR) has decided to restore several passenger trains from November 1 after the railway tracks were repaired by the authorities.

The notification, issued by the ministry, stated that the authorities gave the go-ahead for the resumption of operations of Tezgam Express (Karachi to Rawalpindi) from November 1 and Hazara Express (Karachi to Havelian) from November 10.

Meanwhile, PR authorities have also restored the operation of Jaffer Express from Peshawar Cantt-Mach-Peshawar from November 20 in place of Baha-ud-Din Zakaria Express. The trans was earlier running between Quetta-Peshawar-Quetta section.

The authorities also restored the Jaffar Express (Sukkur-Much) as the track condition of the section has improved.

The railway administration said that the repair of the railway track between Machh and Quetta was underway. “Arrangements will be made to bring the passengers from Quetta to Machh station by buses,” it added.

Earlier on 12 October, Pakistan Railway announced to restore the operation of four more trains, in addition to the five trains restored on 5 October. The resumption was announced following repairs to the railway track affected by the massive floods.

The PR had on August 21 suspended its operations on various sections after the floods washed away the tracks between Rohri-Tando Adam, Paddidan-Bhiria, Daur-Bandhi and Bocheri-Nawabshah sections and Nawabshah Farm.

The sections of Sibbi-Quetta and Dalbandeen-Quetta, Kotri-Dadu near Sehwan Sharif and Habib Kot-Sibi and Dera Murad Jamali and Jacobabad-Notal were also affected due to the floods.


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