RAWALPINDI, (Muzaffargarh.City – 15th Aug, 2018 ) :Pakistan Railways (PRs) decided to operate five special Eid trains to facilitate the passengers while the passengers will also be given a special discount of 25 percent on the first and second day of the Eid.
According to a Railways spokesman, the approval has been given by Chief Executive Officer Pakistan Railways, Muhammad Aftab Akbar to facilitate the passengers wanted to celebrate Eid ul Azha with their kith and kin in their native towns.
The first train will depart on August 19 from Quetta at 7 AM and after passing through Jacobabad, Rahim Yar Khan, Multan, Lahore, Lala Musa will reach Rawalpindi the next day at 1.30 PM.
The second special train will depart from Karachi city Railway Station on Aug 19 at 10 AM and passing through Hyderabad, Rahim Yar Khan, Multan, Faisalabad, Sargodha and Nowshera will reach Peshawar Cantt the next day at 10.30 PM.
The third train will leave from Karachi Cantt Station on Aug 20 at 11AM and after passing through Hyderabad, Rohri, Khanpur and Multan Cantt will reach Lahore the next day at 7.
The fourth special train will depart from Rawalpindi on Aug 21 at 7 AM and will reach Multan Cantt the next day at 10 PM.
The fifth Eid special train will leave Multan Cantt Station on Aug 25 at 7 AM and via Muzaffargarh, Kundian, Mianwali, Attock City and Hasanabdal will reach Rawalpindi the next day at 10 PM.
The Railways will give a special discount of 25 percent to the passengers on the first and second day of Eid ul Azha. The discount will be for all classes of all the trains.
He informed that Pakistan Railways have offered free travel facility for the senior citizens for the first and second day of Eid ul Azha. They can avail the offer in all classes of all the trains on Aug 22 and Aug 23. Over 65 years old senior citizens will have to show their original national identity cards for the reservation and free tickets.