Pakistan Railways has decided to operate two special trains for Eid-ul-Azha as the load is likely to increase on the existing trains during the holy festival.
The official statement says it will depart on July 19 at 1 pm. In addition, the second train, also comprising 11 coaches, will depart Rawalpindi for Karachi on July 24 after Eid.
The special train will leave the station for Rawalpindi at 1 pm on July 19. The route will run from several cities including Karachi Cantt, Hyderabad, Rahim Yar Khan, Khanpur, Bahawalpur, Faisalabad, and will reach its destination the next day at 2:35 pm.
As for the second train, it will set off its journey from the same route and will arrive at Karachi City railway station at 1:30 pm.
This decision comes due to the prevalent coronavirus situation and as the number of passengers heading back to their homes is likely to drastically balloon.
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