ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has announced to resume the train operations from Wednesday, reports DND News Agency from Islamabad.
While addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Monday, he said that 15 each up and down trains will be run from Wednesday to May 31.
The minister said that limited the train operation will be started amid strict observance of Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) enabling the people to celebrate Eid-Ul-Fitr with their loved ones.
Sheikh Rasheed said that emergency has been declared at Karachi, Multan, Lahore, Rawalpindi, and Quetta stations to ensure that no irrelevant person except passengers with a valid booking can enter the premises.
The railways minister said that those who have not yet got their booking confirmed can book their seats if available.
Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said that more trains can be allowed to operate if a COVID-19 pandemic situation permits.