Pakistan Railway Raises Fares by 2% due to Rising Fuel Prices

In response to the difficulties posed by the increasing costs of fuel, Pakistan Railways has recently implemented a modest increase in ticket prices for both mail and passenger trains, starting immediately. This adjustment is aimed at addressing the financial challenges associated with the rising prices of fuel to sustain the smooth operation of the railway … Read more

Pakistan Railways Added Ten More Passenger Trains In Last Year

Islamabad: To better accommodate passengers, enhance commuter facilities, and increase revenue, Pakistan Railways has introduced ten additional passenger trains nationwide. An official from the Ministry stated that despite having 86 trains in the railway network last year, the goal is to reach a total of 96 trains, with ongoing departmental efforts to achieve this target. … Read more

Digital fuel monitoring system introduced in Pakistan Railway

Islamabad: In Pakistan Railways, a new system using the Internet of Things (IoT) for monitoring fuel has been introduced. The primary goal is to save 15 percent of the fuel budget through increased operational efficiency and targeted maintenance. The Caretaker Federal Minister for Railways, Shahid Ashraf Tarar, officially launched this IoT-based online system at Margalla … Read more

Railway hospitals to be opened for general public

Pakistan Railways has made a plan to open its hospitals to the public, offering advanced medical services to both its employees and people across the country. This decision, set to take effect in January, comes under the guidance of the Minister for Railways, Shahid Ashraf Tarar. An official from the Ministry of Railways shared this … Read more

Pakistan Railways directed to make Gwadar rail project’s PC-I

Islamabad: On Thursday, the Senate Committee on Maritime Affairs gathered to discuss an important railway connection plan that involves linking Gwadar Port with the ML-1 and Quetta regions. During the meeting, the committee directed Pakistan Railways to quickly prepare the project’s PC-I, expecting it to be approved soon. Officials shared detailed information about upcoming rail … Read more

Pakistan Railway Generate 41 Billion Rupees In Six Months

In the initial half of the ongoing fiscal year 2023-24, Pakistan Railways managed to accumulate a total revenue of Rs41 billion, demonstrating resilience amid challenges such as monsoon-related floods and financial constraints. This marked a noteworthy growth compared to the same period in the preceding fiscal year (2022-23), where the department had generated Rs28 billion, … Read more

Train Services Disrupted by Persistent Fog

Thick fog is causing a lot of problems for trains in different parts of the country. This is leading to delays and disruptions in important train services. According to the latest information from Pakistan Railways on Sunday, many trains were late, causing trouble for passengers. For example, the Khyber Mail train (1-Up) was 4 hours … Read more

Sibi-Harnai Railway Line Restore After 17 Years

The reopening of the railway section connecting Balochistan’s Sibi and Harnai districts in October of the previous year, after a 17-year closure, was celebrated by the local population as a significant stride towards prosperity. The Sabi-Harnai railway track had been shut down in August 2006 due to terrorist activities. During the prolonged closure, the local … Read more