Pakistan Railways CEO Announces Four Eid Special Trains, Highlights Financial Independence and Operational Challenges

pakistan railways ceo announces four eid special trains, highlights financial independence and operational challenges

Pakistan Railways CEO Aamir Ali Baloch announces the operation of four Eid special trains in preparation for Eid-ul-Fitr. Baloch underscores the financial independence of the railways, noting a recent revenue surge from Rs5 billion to Rs8 billion. He highlights the significant role of coal transportation in financing railway expenses and acknowledges former Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique’s contributions. Baloch addresses challenges, including pension expenses and the impact of rising gas and electricity prices on operations. He expresses optimism for the initiation of work on ML-1 and emphasizes the need for additional trains to meet growing population demands. Baloch reassures of no corruption within the railway and discusses ongoing initiatives to reduce expenses and increase profits.