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  • Railway track blown up in Balochistan's Bolan

    QUETTA: Suspected terrorists on Saturday morning blew up a portion of the railway track in the Bakhtiarabad area of Balochistan's Bolan district...

    The IED was planted close to the railway track which was damaged when the explosion occurred...

  • 4 killed in Balochistan railway track blast: police

    A blast targeting a passenger train killed four people, including a woman and her daughter, and injured another six in Balochistan's Dera Murad Jamali area on Sunday, police said...

    District Police Officer Irfan Bashir said that suspected miscreants planted an improvised explosive device at the railway track to target Jaffar Express...

  • French railway seeks action

    PARIS: The French state railway company on Monday demanded police action against “irresponsible” Paris-Roubaix cycle race riders who breached a safety barrier seconds before a high speed train hurtled by...

  • Eight injured as blast hits railway track in Jacobabad

    JACOBABAD: At least eight people were injured in a blast on Saturday on a railway track near Jacobabad's district jail...

    Also read: Blast near railway tracks injures 25 in JacobabadEarlier this year, at least 25 people were wounded in a remote-controlled explosion on railway tracks near Jacobabad's Dil Murad station...

  • Khakwani’s take on allocation for railway

    LAHORE: The proposed allocation of Rs41 billion for Pakistan Railways under the 2015-16 Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) is commendable, compared to that of the whole PPP regime but the Rs45 billion spending on the Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metro Bus project shows that the priorities of the present regime are highly misplaced, says former minister of state for railways Ishaq Khan Khakwani...

    He said the Metro Bus would always be...

  • Ecnec approves revival of Karachi Circular Railway under CPEC

    ISLAMABAD: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Friday approved nine development projects at a cost of Rs311 billion, including the revival of the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR), which will be constructed under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework...

    The project was made a part of the CPEC by the governments of China and Pakistan at the 6th joint coordination committee held in December...

  • PM assures Sindh govt of Karachi Circular Railway approval

    KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has assured Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah that he would ensure approval of the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) project by the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) as it has already been included in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects...

  • 22 dead in rush hour stampede on Mumbai railway bridge

    A commuter stampede on a Mumbai railway bridge lashed by a monsoon storm during the morning rush hour on Friday killed at least 22 people and injuring 32 others, officials said...

    Anita Kamble, a 37-year-old who lives near the railway station, said she was alerted by a loud noise...

  • Railway introduces duplicate ticketing

    The duplicate ticket generation system was formally inaugurated jointly by Minister for Railways Khwaja Saad Rafique and Pakistan Railways Chief Executive Officer Javed Anwar at a ceremony at the PR headquarters on Monday...

  • Railway level-crossing, road blocked in protest

    TOBA TEK SINGH: Scores of villagers, including women and children, blocked Toba-Gojra Road and shut railway level-crossing gates on Bypass Road in protest against razing of about a dozen houses by a revenue department team in Nai Abadi in Chak 323-JB, Kiampur, on Wednesday...

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