Call to restore stops of four trains


Local railways stations wears a deserted look these days after cancellation of brief stopover of four out of five trains which had been plied through them earlier, APP learnt Friday.

Muzaffargarh and Kot Addu Railways Station had been remained as junc-tion railways stations where five trains running every day. It had not only provided cheap, safe trav-elling facilities to native people.

In addition, it had become a good source of earning bread and butter for locals to run their families when inflation hit living standard of every person.

It used to be huge rush come out of passengers to purchase edibles from stalls displayed both on floor and small tuckshops, with great hustle and bustle was ap-peared upon arrival and departure of the five trains from the said railways station, it was said.

It’s only Mehr Express now which plied from Mul-tan to Rawalpindi currently, has stopover at the both stations.

Former councillors Liaqat Pathan, Mujahid Hussain, Shabbir Sagir, president of traders associa-tion Abid Mullana and other notables demanded authority concerned to restore stops of the four pre-vious trains to provide the locals facility of safe journey.

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