Special Eid trains receive overwhelming response


Islamabad—A historical package of special trains introduced on the eve of Eid-ul-Azha by Pakistan Railways received overwhelming response from thousands of travellers visited their beloved ones in their native towns.
Passengers have expressed their gratitude to Pakistan Railways for facilitating them on Eid through special trains with concession in fares which saved them precious time and money.
Large number of passengers with families were seen at the railway stations according to whom the staff at the stations was quite helpful in informing about travellers about timing of trains, platforms numbers, ticketing and booking issues.
Talking to APP, Muhammad Mustafa who arrived at Rawalpindi Railway Station from Karachi after celebrating Eid with their relatives said that Pakistan Railways had won passengers’ hearts through completing Eid trains operation with a lot of improvements. Rizwana Akhtar, another passenger, who was going to Lahore along with her family said that they had stopped travelling by trains due to uncertainty but the improved railways facilities have changed their minds and now they preferred to adopt train for journey than other transport.—APP