Pakistan Railways is reportedly planning to upgrade five of its major railway stations across the country with modern facilities in order to provide convenience to the passengers and help the department to generate more revenue.
According to the details, the purpose of upgrade the railway stations is to make them commercial hubs for economic activities and facilitate the passengers, an official of the Railways Ministry told a APP on Sunday.
He added that railway stations which going to be upgraded include Karachi, Lahore, Faisalabad, Peshawar, and Quetta in line with the decision taken by Minister of Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique.
Meanwhile, the Government is taken several steps to improve the performance of Pakistan Railways and would provide maximum facilities to the masses, including maintenance of the Balochistan’s railway infrastructure in order to provide safe and secure traveling to passengers.
The official also added that other tracks being restored include Sibi-Quetta-Chaman, Spezand-Taftan, Sibi-Hurnai, and some portion of Jacobabad-Sibi.
He added that improvement had been made to the amenities being offered to passengers, including washrooms, drinking water, and renovation of waiting rooms at different railway stations.
Pakistan Railways has been gradually restoring passenger trains after services were impacted to due to heavy flooding across the country that caused major tracks to be submerged underwater.