Pakistan Railway to start another train from Karachi to Rawalpindi


RAWALPINDI: After the success of Green Line express train service, now Pakistan railway has decided to launch Blue line express train service from Rawalpindi to Karachi.

The train is expected to launch from August, an official said and added that all preparations were under way for developing bogeys of the train in a railway carriage factory.

The Green line express train is already operating from Rawalpindi to Karachi.

The official said that the green line express will leave the Rawalpindi station at 11am while the blue line express will leave for Karachi at 2:30. Meanwhile, Pakistan Railways authorities have withdrawn a subsidy given on fare of Tezgam express and other trains.

The AC sleeper’s fare has now been raised from Rs 3,700 to Rs 4,800 after the subsidy withdrawal