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PR to launch five new trains soon: Sheikh Rashid

PR to launch five new trains soon: Sheikh Rashid

LAHORE: Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has said that Pakistan Railways is set to launch five new trains in order to ensure the provision of comfortable, safe and speedy means of transportation to the people.

Addressing a press conference in Lahore on Saturday, the minister said that the ticketing system would be improved further, adding that the Pakistan Railways’ revenue for freight trains has exceeded the set target.

He expressed hope that seven million railways’ passengers would be added to the railway network by the next month.

On a question, he said a five-member committee has been formed for the development and betterment of the Royal Palm Golf and Country Club.

The minister said international companies are taking keen interest to invest its capital in freight train department.