Railways to run 66 Eid Special trains

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Staff Reporter
Lahore/Peshawar

The Pakistan Railways has decided to execute a mega plan of operating 66 special trains across the country in the wake of current situation of heavy rush due to coronavirus and consequent lockdown.

According to a notification issued here on Saturday, four Eid special trains will be operated on May 9 to 12 from Faisalabad to Lahore and each of these trains will leave Faisalabad at 10pm. Also, four Eid special trains will run from Lahore to Faisalabad from May 10 to 13.

The Railways will also operate more 4 Up and 4 Down trains between Lahore and Faisalabad which will be operated on May 9 to 12. These Eid Special trains will leave Lahore at 8:00 a.m. while the trains will leave Faisalabad at 12:30 p.m.

The PR will operate 4 Eid special trains from Multan to Faisalabad on May 9 to 12 at 6:30 in the morning while 4 Eid special trains from Faisalabad to Multan on same days at 11:30 a.m. The Pakistan Railways has decided to run Eid special trains from Peshawar to Rawalpindi on Eid-ul-Fitr.

The decision has been taken due to increasing rush during Eid holidays, an official of the Railway Department here on Saturday said. He said, the first Eid special train will leave Peshawar Cantt on May 10 at 9 am.

Special train will reach Rawalpindi at 12 noon via Nowshera, Attock City Taxila and Golri stop. The second Eid special train will leave Rawalpindi for Peshawar on May 10 at 2 pm, the official informed.

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