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Reduction in deficit of Pakistan Railway witness in current financial year: Bilour.

ISLAMABAD, 13 May, 2009 (Frontier Star) -- Federal Minister for Railways, Ghulam Ahmad Bilour has said that a general reduction in deficit of Pakistan Railways had been witnessed in the current financial year. He expressed these views while talking to media on the occasion of inauguration of "Islamabad Express" between Islamabad and Lahore from Margalla Railway Station, which was closed 30 years ago. He said that the under-construction Railway project from Chaman to Afghanistan would be completed very soon, reducing not only the travelling difficulties of passengers but also save their time. Initially, the fare of Islamabad Express between Islamabad and Lahore would be equal to that of fare of Rawalpindi and Lahore. Federal Minister said that train service between Rawalpindi and Islamabad would also be started very soon to minimize the worries of daily commuters. He further said that the name of Margalla Railway station has been replaced with Islamabad Railway station, from where train will leave for Lahore daily at 17:30 from Islamabad.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Geographic Code:9PAKI
Date:May 13, 2009
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