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  • Japan trains let cats roam to raise awareness of strays

    OGAKI: A Japanese civic group teamed up with a railway operator on Sunday to let some 30 cats roam on a local train at an event, hoping it will raise awareness of the culling of stray cats...

    Passengers on a local train in Ogaki, in central Japan, were greeted by meowing companions on a moving train, where some passengers mingled with the felines while others enjoyed lunch
  • Mahboob trains Afghan umpires

    KARACHI: Former Pakistan legendary Test umpire Mahboob Shah returned here on Friday from Afghanistan after conducting Level-I Umpiring Courses for local umpires...

    Mahboob said on his return, “I performed monitoring of their elite panel of umpires, gave them tips for improvement, held a seminar for match referees and gave English language test to some of the Afghan ACC Level-II qualified umpires...

  • '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

    Mr Sarhad, who is also vice president of All Pakistan Customs Agents Association, said in a statement that good freight was profitable head for Pakistan Railways...

    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...

  • 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...

    Quoting the report, the source said an agreement was signed between PR and its subsidiary PRACS on Jan 15, 2006, for improving the passenger service on Hazara Express (11-Up/12-Down) and Rohi Express (131-Up/132-Down)...

  • 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...

    “I saw dead people, others who were begging for help, people crying...

  • 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...

    “The PRACS has expressed interest in Khushal Khan Khattak Express, M/s Abdul Qayoom Mazari Company in Bolan Mail, while M/s Shalimar Group, AA Enterprises, Jamil and Company and Sarfraz Company are vying for Hazara Express and Fareed Express,” said the officer...

  • 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...

    As the point of derailment is just 500 meters off west Muzaffargarh railway station, both trains were slow and Mehr express was running at 20km per hour, said the official...

  • Ronaldo trains ahead of Champions League final

    MADRID: Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo alleviated concerns over his fitness ahead of Saturday's Champions League final against Atletico Madrid as the three-time World Player of the Year returned to training on Wednesday...

    Ronaldo limped off towards the end of training on Tuesday after suffering a knock on a persistent left thigh problem
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