ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Railways have publicized fifty % reduction on almost all trains on Eid day across the nation and operate 5 specific trains to facilitate commuters on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. According to Railways spokesperson, the reserving for special Eid trains will commence from today ( Wednesday ) and travelers can get tickets via online or booking offices.
The 1st unique train will depart from Karachi City at 1045 hrs for Peshawar on Sunday, while the 2nd one will leave Quetta for Rawalpindi at 1130 hrs on a similar day. The 3rd train will leave Karachi Cantt at 1100 hrs on Monday for Lahore, while the 4th one will depart from Rawalpindi at 0800 hrs for Quetta, whereas 5th train will begin its journey from Lahore at 1800 hrs for Karachi Cantt on eighth of the following month.
In an announcement, Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said that “This a special present for travellers on Eid day and I also thank the travellers who will utilize Pakistan Railways for journeying .” The on the net reservation service has also been made available for Eid special trains from today ( May 29). The Railways spokesperson declared that additional police personnel has been deployed at all the railway stations and with special trains to keep safety situation in check and avoid any incident.