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Rawalpindi to Karachi: Sir Syed Express has no other stops

July 4, 2019
Rawalpindi to Karachi: Sir Syed Express has no other stops

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Ministry of Railways has launched a fast and non-stop train – Sir Syed Express – from Rawalpindi to Karachi to facilitate passengers and earn more revenue for the department, APP reported Thursday.

The train will reach its destination in 21 hours through Faisalabad. The economy class ticket of Sir Syed Express is for Rs2,000, an official in the Ministry of Railways said.

The official said the government is taking all possible measures to overcome the losses of Pakistan Railways and to ensure the provision of comfortable, modern, swift and safe means of transportation to the passengers.

The train was inaugurated by Prime Minister Imran Khan in Rawalpindi on Wednesday.

Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said that his ministry has launched at least 24 trains in the last nine months.

The minister said that the price tickets for senior citizens of age 65 have been cut to half, while the people above 75 will get four free tickets in a year.

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    Arva   July 30, 2019 7:45 pm/ Reply

    Sirsyed express Horrible train. No water and the Carterers are selling food and water although it was promised that it will be provided in the services. Most horrible experience. Train is moving at the speed of 50km/hr abs stopping almost after ever 15 min.! There is no water in the washroom. Train delayed 14hrs without information. Most horrible train. The staff is selling things and making profit

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    Hussain   July 30, 2019 7:47 pm/ Reply

    Please help us put complaint against sir syed express train. It is horrible and staff is selling water and my providing it even in business class..

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    Anonymous   August 19, 2019 1:54 am/ Reply

    Dear all thanks for your comments. now i am get aware of sir syed express. Its better to go via normal train and save money.

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