Pakistan Railways to launch Pindi-Multan Thal Express

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Staff Report

Rawalpindi

The Pakistan Railways (PR) has decided to launch Thal Express from Rawalpindi to Multan on February 12 to facilitate people.

According to media reports Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate this trains service on February 12. This train will complete its journey within record time. This train will run from Multan and Rawalpindi simultaneously at 7 am daily. Tracking system will also be installed in this train.

On February 7 Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed had disclosed that a non-stop Jinnah Express was going to start from Rawalpindi to Karachi from March 23, he disclosed. The government had run 20 new trains in the first 100 days, which dispelled the impression that passenger trains were bearing heavy losses, he informed. He said that the PR would be made profit earning organisation and the PM would inaugurate the Thal Express.