Police to check tickets across all railway stations: Rasheed

LAHORE: Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed on Saturday introduced that police will start checking tickets in any respect railway stations throughout the nation inside 15 days, ARY Information reported.

It’s pertinent to say right here that on Jan 11, the Karachi police chief revealed that terrorists who attacked the Chinese language consulate in Karachi transported the weapons used within the assault by way of practice.

Throughout a press convention in Lahore, Rasheed introduced that 20 new trains will probably be inaugurated in 2019 as an alternative of 15. “A brand new railway station is being in-built inside Sindh. 200 retailers can even be constructed on the station.”

He added {that a} 24 hour ticketing system has proved to be worthwhile and anybody who purchases a ticket three months prematurely is perhaps given some low cost as nicely. “The revenue amounted to 39,000 tickets in a single month attributable to around the clock ticket service. Two new freight trains will begin working from tomorrow.”

Shedding gentle on no tolerance on corruption, the railways minister mentioned any officer who doesn’t work as much as par will probably be despatched house.

He additionally introduced to start a “VIP practice service” whose fares will probably be greater. “5 star companies will probably be supplied on the VIP practice. There will probably be three ticketing classes although.”

Earlier than concluding his media discuss, Rasheed mentioned he’s penning a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan towards Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Chairman Shehbaz Sharif who’s accused in 121 corruption circumstances. “I’ll request him to incorporate me within the PAC.”

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