Final decision on restoration of train service next week, says Sheikh Rashid

By: News Desk      Published: 10:40 PM, 17 May, 2020
Final decision on restoration of train service next week, says Sheikh Rashid
Federal Minister for Pakistan Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmad.–File photo

Federal Minister for Pakistan Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmad has said the final decision on resumption of the train service will be taken on Tuesday.

Addressing a news conference in Rawalpindi on Sunday, he said the decision will be taken after a meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan.

The minister for Pakistan Railways assured people that the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) will be fully practiced in trains. Pakistan Railways authorities are fully prepared to operate the trains, he added.

He stressed that the resumption of Pakistan Railways operation is important to facilitate the passengers on Eidul Fitr.

Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said “we will hand back Rs240 million of advance booking to the passengers if the train operation is not restored”.