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Rashid announces to reduce fares of freight trains by 10%
December 05, 2019

Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad has reaffirmed his commitment to turn Railways into a profitable institution by completely overcoming its deficit within three years.

Addressing a news conference in Lahore on Thursday, he said that Pakistan is the only country in the world where passenger trains are generating profit.

He said Main Line One will be a historic project in the 72-year history of the country.

The Railways Minister said that 1872 kilometer long new track will be laid under ML-One project and it will generate one hundred thousand job opportunities.

He announced to reduce the fares of freight trains by ten percent after midnight tonight.

 

(Imran/Abdul Rehman)