Eight more trains to be privatized from 12th of next month: Railways Minister


LAHORE, Oct 24 (DNA): Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has said
that eight more trains will be privatized from 12th of next month and
rail car between Lahore-Rawalpindi will also be restored from 30th of
next month.

Addressing a news conference in Lahore, he asked the private parties to
come forward and run their freight trains using railway’s infrastructure
and properties.

He further said that online booking of freight trains has also been
started to stop irregularities in this regard. Sheikh Rashid said four
freight trains have been given to private parties under public private
partnership. DNA