RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Railways has retrieved around 383 acres of land worth Rs30 billion across the country in different anti-encroachment operations during the last one year of the present government.
It recovers 38 kilometers of the 43km long Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) land from the encroachers, said a document of the Ministry of Railways after completing one year.
Pakistan Railways had added 24 new passenger trains in its operations, all refurbished locally at Railways installations at Lahore and Islamabad and these trains attracted around eight million new passengers and grabbing additional revenue.
Pakistan Railways has also introduced a LIVE tracking system and free Wi-Fi at major stations. It has also established a state-of-the-art Command & Control Centre at Lahore Headquarters to improve the safety and efficiency of the railway network. More than one million customers are availing ‘Free Live Tracking’ through their smartphones. “More than one million customers are availing free live tracking through their smart phones.”