Rashid announces to reduce fares of freight trains by 10%
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.
Source: Radio Pakistan