ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways has decided to purchase new locomotives of 4000-plus horsepower, which will help strengthen freight operation.
According to a Pakistan Railways official, as many as 27 locomotives was being repaired locally and two locomotives a month would be rehabilitated. He said that 14 special trains run on Eid facilitate around 100,000 passengers. “Pakistan Railways has also retrieved 3,000 acres of land from encroachers, he added.
The official said that IT Department was being restored and a new IT system would be implemented soon, adding that installation of an e-ticketing system would also be completed in 10 months.