PR announces to shut down Shalimar Express from July 15

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LAHORE: Pakistan Railway has decided to shut down the Shalimar Express train over financial losses from July 15.

A spokesperson for the PR said that the Shalimar Express would be shut down from July 15 and in this connection a notification will be issued tomorrow (Monday).

He said that train, which runs between Karachi and Lahore is being shut down over financial losses.

On Saturday, Shalimar Express had collided with a freight train near Khanpur.

The Shalimar train was heading to Lahore from Karachi when it collided with a freight train at Jetha Bhata station.

The rail traffic was suspended on the track due to the accident, railway officials said.

They added that a change in the rail tracks caused the accident