Adverse weather conditions disrupt train timings

Due to the delay of trains, passengers had to wait in scorching heat for their journey to start


Our Correspondent July 15, 2022
STRANDED: Passengers wait for their train at Karachi Cantt Station. Train timings have been disrupted due to flooding of tracks following rains in the province. PHOTO: JALAL QURESHI/EXPRESS

KARACHI:

The prevailing weather conditions disrupted the arrival and departure of trains from Karachi on Thursday.

Due to the delay in the arrival and departure of trains, passengers had to wait in scorching heat for their journey to start.

Reportedly, Pakistan Express departed at 2:30 pm instead of 1 pm. Similarly, Allama Iqbal Express was supposed to depart at 2 pm but left at 3 pm. The departure of Pak Business Express and Karachi Express was also an hour late, whereas Shah Hussain Express’s departure was expected at 7:30 pm, but took place at 10:15 pm.

Moreover, the trains coming from Lahore and Faisalabad to Karachi could also not depart on time.

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