Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Pakistan Railways Plan to Outsource Eight Passenger Trains

Pakistan Railways is all set to outsource its eight passenger trains to the commercial management to turn the department into a profitable entity.

Sir Syed Express, Hazara Express, Shalimar Express, Mianwali Express, Narowal Passenger Train, Mehran Express, Moenjaodaro Express and Badr Express were classified as passenger trains.

He said the commercial management of six passenger trains, including Lasani Express, Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Attock Passenger Train, Jand Passenger Train, Freed Express and Mehr Express, has already been outsourced by Pakistan Railways.

The official said that from the already outsourced trains, Pakistan Railways won Rs. 1539 million while bids amounting to Rs. 1718 million were received against them.

He further added that the recent decisions had resulted in an annual gain for Pakistan Railways of Rs. 179 million.

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