Minister Sheikh Rasheed inaugurated Lahore to Faisalabad non stop train , Pakistan Railways (PR) Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad will inaugurate a new train 119/Up-120/Down Faisalabad Non-Stop between Lahore and Faisalabad at the Lahore Railway Station on Monday, Oct 1.
According to the PR sources, the new non-stop train consists of air-conditioned and economy coaches. It will leave Lahore at 8:00am and reach Faisalabad at 10:00am.
In the afternoon, the train will leave Faisalabad at 2:30pm and reach Lahore at 4:30pm.
He said that Economy Class fare is Rs 190, AC Standard Rs 400 and AC Parlour Class fare is Rs 500.
Talking to the media, he said that 10 new trains would be started within a target of 100 days, adding that Pakistan Railways would put in place measures to increase number of passengers from 50 million to 70 million.
The minister added that they would also increase the number of freight wagons from 12 to 15 in order to facilitate the people and make the department profitable.
The PR would take steps to acquire technology and equipment for running the trains safely in foggy weather conditions, he maintained.
Sheikh Rasheed said that soon a comprehensive briefing regarding railways would be given to Prime Minister (PM)Imran Khan and decisions would be made to further improve its performance.