Prepare operation from Karachi to Lahore, Quetta suspended for 26 days

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Prepare operation from Karachi to Lahore and Karachi to Lahore routes has not been restored after 26 days.

The operation was suspended on August 26 on account of flooding in Sindh and southern Punjab.

Railway officers declare that the current rainfall and floods have induced infrastructural harm of Rs10 billion to railways. The restore of tracks and stations would take some extra days, they added.

Nonetheless, Railways income is dropping by Rs100 million by every day of suspension.

Earlier on September 20, Pakistan Railways prolonged the suspension of practice operation from Karachi for 10 extra days citing damages to coach tracks from Nawabshah to Khairpur.

The division has issued a notification to reimburse advance reserving charges to prospects.

In keeping with particulars, the practice operation from Karachi has been suspended for the previous 26 days on account of flooding. The operation could be partially restored till the top of September, railway sources.

Prepare tracks have began drying at a number of places from Nawabshah to Khairpur, whereas, the monitor is underwater from Paddidan to Bojeri, officers mentioned.

The 366 km monitor from Bhirya street station to Paddidan has dried up fully. Whereas, practice operation, with a warning velocity of 15 km/h, will be restored from Bojeri to Paddidan.

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