Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Train operation restored across country after 56 days

Train operation restored across country after 56 days
RAWALPINDI (92 News) – The train operation was restored across the country after being suspended for 56 days. After the lockdown, the first train – Pakistan Express – departed for Karachi. The implementation of standard operating procedures (SOPs) has been ensured at the railway stations. Passengers not wearing masks and gloves were denied entry to the railway station. Meanwhile, Jaffar Express left Quetta for Peshawar via Lahore and Rawalpindi. All precautionary measures were adopted before starting the train operation. Talking to the media, Quetta DS Sameenullah Gandapur said that all SOPs have been implemented. “About 60 percent booking was done online. He said that 400 passengers have been lodged in 11 bogeys. On the other hand, Awam Express left for Peshawar from Karachi Cantonment Station. Passengers have been made to sit at a distance. A bogey has been reserved for isolation.