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  • Japan trains let cats roam to raise awareness of strays

    “I think it’s great more people are aware about stray kittens through events like this,” said Mikiko Hayashi, a passenger from western Japan, who owns two cats that were strays...

    The number of cats in Japan admitted to shelters has dropped by around 70 per cent to 72,624 in 2016 from 237,246 in 2004...

  • 17-hour disruption in rail traffic as two goods trains collide near Bholari

    HYDERABAD: Rail traffic between Karachi and other parts of the country was badly disrupted after two goods trains collided on an upcountry track between the Meeting-Bholari section in Thatta district — some 155km from Karachi — in the early hours of Saturday...

    Since early in the morning, Railways authorities had started work to clear the track by removing wreckage Reports received here from the site of the accident said that out of...

  • 'Pakistan Railways earns Rs 4.4 bn annually from 4 trains after outsourcing'

    416 billion annually after outsourcing the commercial management of four passenger trains as compared to the earning of Rs 1...

    Pakistan Railways has outsourced the commercial management of four trains including Night Coach, Hazara Express, Fareed Express and Shalimar Express under public private partnership to private sector parties under PPRA-Rules, 2004 through a bidding process...

  • Call to start cargo trains between Karachi, Peshawar

    Earlier cargo services like 0012 down, 002 down and others that were operated from Peshawar were a big source of income for Pakistan Railways, he added...

    He said that local exporters were transporting their goods to Karachi though private carriers as Pakistan Railways was not operating export cargo trains...

  • 50pc discount on Eid trains

    LAHORE: Commuters opting to travel by special Eid trains from Lahore to Karachi from July 14 to 16 will pay 50pc less fare...

    All the special trains between Punjab and Sindh capitals would also be stopping at Multan and Sadiqabad, Minister for Railways Khwaja Saad Rafique told a press conference here on Monday...

  • More security for trains, stations

    LAHORE: Security has been enhanced at railway stations, trains and other installations...

    Railway police commandos have been deployed on passenger trains running from Lahore, Karachi, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Quetta and other major railway stations on a recent directive by Railway Inspector General (IG) Munir Ahmad Chishti...

  • PPRA rules ‘violated’ in outsourcing two trains’ passenger, cargo services

    LAHORE: The Ministry of Railways has sought comments from the Pakistan Railways (PR) authorities regarding outsourcing of passenger facilitation and cargo handling of two express trains in 2006...

    “The addendum changed the entire intent and direction of the contract by allowing PRACS to meet all expenditure from total revenue instead of its own share of revenue, thus substantially reducing the total earning of the PR from the two...

  • 20 killed as trains collide head-on in Italy

    ROME: At least 20 people were killed on Tuesday in a head-on collision between two passenger trains in the southern Italian region of Puglia, in one of the country’s worst rail accidents in recent years...

    Emergency services raced to extract people from the wreckage of smashed carriages thrown across a single track into olive groves near the town of Andria, in what one witness described as an “apocalyptic scene”...

  • In pictures: Mohammad Amir trains with the Pakistan squad

    As the Pakistan Super League (PSL) drafting process came to an end on Tuesday, the Pakistan cricket team continued their training camp at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore for the upcoming away series against New ZealandMohammad Amir, who has been out from the national side after the spot-fixing row in 2010 was called up to attend the camp after recent performances in domestic first class cricket and the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL)...

  • Six parties submit bids to operate four trains

    LAHORE: Six parties have submitted proposals to operate four passenger trains under the public-private partnership policy of Pakistan Railways...

    Instead, the railways commercial wing authorities re-invited bids for outsourcing the commercial management of Hazara Express while extending contract with the PRACS for a month from April 4...

  • Special trains for Eid

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways (PR) has announced 10 special trains to facilitate people planning to travel for Eidul Azha...

    The trains will start on Sept 21...

  • Two trains derail at same spot

    MUZAFFARGARH: Two trains derailed one after the other within two hours at the same point near Muzaffargarh railway station on Monday...

    Local railway station officials said an oil train carrying furnace oil from Karachi to Muzaffargarh thermal power station went off track at 5am when its locomotive and two oil vans derailed...

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