People walk on train tracks oblivious to the danger as a train approaches the Badami Bagh Station, Lahore. APP photo
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways has computerised forty one stations for online reservations in order to facilitate passengers.

An official of the Ministry of Railways told APP that a new reservation office has also started functioning at Karachi Cantt Railway Station as the previous reservation office was congested and causing inconvenience to the people.

He said that in order to apprise the passengers regarding latest position of running trains, electronic train monitoring boards have been installed at 30 main railway stations.

He informed that new Chinese passenger coaches have also been inducted in the system for passengers comfort and safe journey.

He said that in order to ensure safety of passengers and railway infrastructure, surveillance cameras have been installed at Karachi Cantt, Rohri and Lahore stations while installation work on Peshawar Cantt, Attock City, Rawalpindi. Lalamusa, Faisalabad, Khanewal, Multan, Nawab Shah, Hyderabad, Quetta and Sibi railway stations is in progress.

He said that Pakistan Railways is also providing catering services in 28 trains while filtration plants have been installed at 6 railway stations including Sukkur, Rohri, Kotri, Mirpur Khas, Dadu and Sibi.

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