Pakistan Railways announces five special trains 50 percent discount on Eid -ul- Fitr Day 2019.Passengers to get 50pc discount on all trains on Eid day 2019. Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Tuesday announced 50 percent discount on all trains on Eid day to facilitate the passengers across the country. Prime Minister Imran, Afghan President Ghani discuss bilateral relations and regional situation. This a special gift for passengers on Eid day and I also thank the travelers who will use Pakistan Railways for travelling,the minister said in a statement issued here.
First special train will depart from Karachi City at 1045 hours for Peshawar on Sunday, while the second one will leave Quetta for Rawalpindi at 1130 hours on the same day.
Third train will leave Karachi Cantt at 1100 hours on Monday for Lahore and fourth one will depart from Rawalpindi at 0800 hours for Quetta, whereas fifth train will start its journey from Lahore at 1800 hours for Karachi Cantt on eighth of the next month.
Pakistan Railways also announced to run five special trains on Eid-ul-Fitr across the country to extend maximum facilities to passengers so that they can spend the Islamic festival with their near and dear ones, the spokesman of Pakistan Railways said. He said that on the directives of Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Muhammad Aftab Akbar has issued a notification and schedule of the trains. According to schedule, he said that the first Eid train would run from Karachi on June 2 at 10:45 am for Peshawar and the second train would leave from Quetta on the same day at 11:30 am for Rawalpindi.