Railways revives ‘Safari Tourist Train’

Safari service to begin operations from Sunday with private partnership

APP April 21, 2024


The Pakistan Railway is set to breathe new life into tourism with the revival of its iconic “Safari Tourist Train” in collaboration with private company PK-Unicorn.

Scheduled to commence operations from Sunday, the inaugural ceremony will be graced by dignitaries including Secretary Railway Board Abdul-Malik and Divisional Superintendent Rawalpindi Noor Uddin at Golra Railway Station at 9:00 am.

According to the PR sources on Saturday, passengers and guests will indulge in a delectable breakfast spread before embarking on a journey rich in cultural exploration.

Travellers will be treated to face painting, music, and insights into the historical significance of the Pothohar region en route to Attock Khurd Station via Hassan Abdaal.

Upon arrival, a plethora of activities awaits, from river visits to camel riding, complemented by a sumptuous lunch featuring local delicacies.

 The “Safari Tourist Train” promises an enriching experience, boasting three coaches and a parlour car.

With fares ranging from Rs 2000 for economy class to Rs4500 for a deluxe package inclusive of meals, this initiative aims to promote tourism while celebrating the vibrant heritage of Pakistan’s heartland.


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