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Karachi’s Cantt Station packed due to train delays

Trains delayed by up to 8 hours

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August 15, 2019


Trains delayed by hours as heavy rains batter Karachi

Pakistan Railways issues a revised schedule for departure of trains

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August 11, 2019


Sheikh Rasheed announces discontinuing the Samjhauta and Thar Express

The train will only take passengers from Lahore to Attari

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August 10, 2019


Trains leaving Karachi delayed by up to 10 hours

Passengers stage protest at Cantt Station

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August 10, 2019


Passenger trains delayed after track closure near Nawabshah

Only one track open after cargo train derailed Friday

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May 18, 2019


Trains departing from Karachi back on track after delays

A derailed freight train led to 20 hours of delays

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April 3, 2019


Let bygones be bygones: Sheikh Rasheed says he has forgiven Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

Bilawal Zardari found himself in hot water after making harsh comments against the federal minister

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February 5, 2019


Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurates four new trains

Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai Express, Sindh Express, Faisalabad Express and Rehman Baba Express inaugurated

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November 23, 2018


Train services temporarily suspended in Lahore, Rawalpindi

Trains will resume operations once the situation improves

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October 31, 2018


Blasts on track halts railway traffic in Hyderabad

Railway traffic was affected for over an hour following two blasts on a railway track in Hyderabad. Police said on Saturday that potholes were caused by the blasts near Gaddo Chowk, which is why trains were forced to stop at different station. Rangers and police arrived at the scene and started gathering evidence. A search…

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May 26, 2018


10 killed as Egypt trains collide: health ministry

Cairo, Egypt: At least 10 people were killed and 15 wounded Wednesday as two trains collided in Egypt, the latest in a string of deadly accidents on the North African country’s railways, the health ministry said. The collision between a freight train and a passenger train took place in the northern province of Behaira, it…

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February 28, 2018


Beijing spends big as it prepares for Winter Olympics 2022

BEIJING: Villages are being razed in northern China. Mountains are being cut to size. And new stadiums, high-speed train lines, expressways and three separate Olympic villages are coming to life. With the Pyeongchang Games in South Korea having wrapped up on Sunday, the focus turns to Beijing as China spends big to host its first…

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February 27, 2018


Over 100 locomotives added in railways fleet after complete overhauling

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways has added 113 locomotives in its fleet after their complete overhauling since 2013, which is ensuring smooth and efficient operations of passengers and freight services. “Dedicated efforts of Pakistan Railways management and increased spending on the repair and maintenance have ensured availability of operational locomotives from 180 in May, 2013 to 293…

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August 21, 2017


All you need to know about the Chinese trains made for Lahore’s Orange Line project

HUNAN: The first of the 27 subway trains made by Chinese manufacturers for the Orange Line Project rolled off production on Monday. From the looks of it, the subway train equipped with added features, will be a welcome addition to Pakistan’s railway network. The train, which rolled off production in China’s Hunan province, offers a…

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May 16, 2017


Karachi trains collision leaves 20 dead

KARACHI: At least 20 people including women and children were killed and 40 others sustained injuries when two trains collided head-on in Karachi area of Landhi on Thursday morning. The Rescue sources said three bogies of Zakariya Express were damaged when it roared into Fareed Express standing at rail track near Landhi area of Qazzafi…

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November 3, 2016


27 dead after two trains derail in India

NEW DELHI: Two passenger trains derailed after being hit by flash floods on a bridge in central India, killing at least 27 people in the latest deadly accident on the nation's crumbling rail network. Rescuers have been searching through the night for passengers trapped on the trains that toppled when a swollen river struck the…

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August 5, 2015


Railways to increase Eid Special trains

ISLAMABAD: In a bid to extend maximum facilities to passengers, the Pakistan Railways is planning to increase the number of Eid Special Trains this year. “This year we are planning to ply more than 23 trains on Eid-ul-Fitr for which a comprehensive advertisement campaign will be launched to aware passengers,” an official in Pakistan Railways…

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June 28, 2015


Railways to run more trains on Eid

ISLAMABAD: In a bid to extend maximum facilities to passengers, the Pakistan Railways is planning to increase the number of Eid Special Trains run across the country this year. “This year we are planning to ply more than fourteen trains on Eid-ul-Fitr for which a comprehensive advertisement campaign will be launched to aware passengers,” an…

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June 25, 2015


Pakistan trains high-altitude cops to protect climbers

GILGIT: Police in Pakistan's far north have set up a special high-altitude unit in a bid to entice back climbers after a group of foreign mountaineers were massacred by militants in the region in 2013. The new 50-strong unit will be trained by professional climbers and equipped with special gear to help them work in…

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February 23, 2015


Spanish gang stops trains for graffiti

MADRID, Spain: Spanish police arrested members of a graffiti gang that would pull trains' emergency brakes and force them to stop so they could paint over carriages. Four people were arrested on suspicion of causing over 250,000 euros ($280,000) worth of damage to public property in Madrid, the northern cities of Leon and Vallodolid, and…

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February 10, 2015


12 dead as trains collide in northern India

NEW DELHI: Two passenger trains collided in northern India, killing at least 12 people and injuring 45 others, a railway spokesman said on Wednesday. The Lucknow-Barauni Express derailed late Tuesday when it hit sideways another express train in Uttar Pradesh state. “According to the information that we have till now, 12 people have unfortunately lost their lives…

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October 1, 2014