Pakistan closes Samjhota Express train with India

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Observer Report

Islamabad

Federal Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Thursday announced that Pakistan had closed the Samjhota Express train service with India. Addressing a press conference in Islamabad, Rashid said the bogies of Samjhota Express will now be used for passengers travelling on the occasion of Eid.
“Two special trains will run on Eid. We will try to improve the train schedule, timing, coaches and hygiene. The addition of 38 trains has enabled us to pick seven million more passengers and earn Rs10 billion,” Rashid said.