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  • Nespak to upgrade 14 railway stations

    LAHORE: The National Engineering Services Pakistan (Nespak) will upgrade and modernise 14 railway stations in two years with an estimated cost of Rs500 million...

    The land adjacent to railway stations will be developed for commercial purposes under an agreement signed between Nespak and the Pakistan Railways (PR) at railways headquarters here on Saturday...

  • Railway stations’ security tightened

    RAWALPINDI: Security around Chaklala and Rawalpindi railway stations was beefed up in the light of an intelligence report which claimed that a terror group might attack the installations...

    According to sources, the security branch of the deputy inspector general of police headquarters informed the railway authorities about the threat to the two stations...

  • Railway stations to have modern facilities, says Saad Rafiq

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Railways (PR) would upgrade its Lahore, Peshawar and Karachi Cantonment stations to bring facilities there at a par with international standards, Railways Minister Saad Rafiq said on Friday...

    Addressing a press conference, Mr Rafiq said that after completion of the up-gradation work the stations would be handed over to the administration managing affairs of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor...

  • 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...

  • Thousands of travellers stranded on railway station

    Police said on a verified microblog that the numbers stuck at two of the city’s main stations, Guangzhou and Guangzhou East, reached nearly 100,000 in total on Monday afternoon, prompting the mobilisation of almost 4,000 police and security guards to maintain order at the sites, it said...

    Police urged passengers not to go to railway stations too far ahead of their train’s scheduled departure time to avoid “waiting for overly long...

  • 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

    He said the Metro Bus would always be subsidised whereas development of railway structure would not only help lower the cost of the goods transportation but would also provide comfort to much greater number of commuters all over the country...

  • 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 to revive the KCR includes the construction of 24 stations, procurement of 162 locomotives each with a capacity of 250...

  • 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...

    The stampede broke out at 10:30am near a ticket window on the bridge that connects the Elphinstone and Parel stations in south Mumbai...

  • Railway introduces duplicate ticketing

    LAHORE: For the first time, commuters opting to travel by trains will now be able to get a duplicate ticket...

    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
  • 22 perish in Mumbai railway bridge stampede

    MUMBAI: A stampede on an overcrowded Mumbai railway bridge, lashed by a monsoon storm, killed at least 22 people Friday and raised new safety questions about one of the world’s biggest rail networks...

    The stampede broke out at 10:30am near a ticket window on the bridge that connects the Elphinstone - recently renamed Prabhadevi - and Parel stations in central Mumbai...

  • 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...

  • Chinese police shoot man dead at railway station

    SHANGHAI: Chinese police shot dead a man at a railway station in the country’s north-eastern Heilongjiang province on Saturday, saying that he was threatening public security and assaulting police, the official Xinhua news agency reported...

    Public sensitivity to security at China’s railway stations has heightened following a series of incidents including a mass stabbing at a train station last March in the south-western city of...

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