PR revises train schedule for winter


The Pakistan Railways issued a revised trains schedule for the winter season to be implemented from October 15.

According to the notification issued here, the PR has restored Shah Latif Express Train from Mirpurkhas to Karachi via Hyderabad. The operations of Shah Latif Express were suspended during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Furthermore, a new stoppage has been given to several trains while stops of nine trains have been terminated in the revised schedule.

According to new schedule, the route of Milat Express from Multan has been changed and now it will reach Karachi via Lodhran, Jahanian and Khanewal.

The Karachi-bound Mehran Express will leave from Mirpurkhas at 5:45 am from now on, as per the revised schedule.

In another development, Prime Minister Imran Khan today accepted the resignation of Jamshed Inam Shaikh as the advisor on railways.

According to sources, Jamshed Inam tendered resignation after employee unions had started protesting against him for introducing reforms.

Shaikh was appointed in December 2019 to identify ghost and additional employees in Pakistan Railways.


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