Up-gradation of passenger trains is part of revival of PR: says Saad

 
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Lahore, Jan. 20 (TNS): Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique on Saturday said that up-gradation of passenger trains is part of revival of the railways under which several trains have been upgraded.

He sated this while inaugurating a new set of coaches of Allama Iqbal Express train at in Lahore on Saturday.

The minister said that Pakistan Railways has spent more than one point five billion rupees from its revenue for up- gradation of passenger coaches.

He said that newly constructed building of Okara Railway station will be inaugurated on Monday.

Saad Rafique said that Pakistan Railways is re-launching Rawalpindi-Kohat rail car service on 24th of this month

He said that Pakistan Railways has spent four billion rupees for the improvement of its infrastructure from its own resources.

The Minister said Pakistan Railways has constructed apartments for lower-grade employees in Lahore and Karachi.