Train adventure awaits on historic rails

Economy two-way return fare will be Rs2200, while the AC standard fare will be Rs3000 for the round trip

Our Correspondent April 22, 2024
Photo: Express


The Pakistan Railways will launch its Safari tourist train on April 28th, offering an exciting journey for travellers.

The economy two-way return fare for this adventure will be Rs2200, while the AC standard fare will be Rs3000 for the round trip.

Departing from Peshawar Cantt Station, the Special Safari Tourist Train will embark on its voyage, arriving at Attock Khurd, the oldest station in the Rawalpindi Division.

To add allure, DJ music will entertain tourists aboard the safari train. Explorers will be treated to a tour of the historic iron bridge over the Indus River, dating back to 1860, along with other captivating scenic vistas. At the Attock Khurd station, the special Railway Museum awaits, exhibiting a blend of ancient and contemporary railway machinery and equipment.

Moreover, Attock Khurd offers several activities, including horse riding, camel riding, and indulging in both local, and modern cuisine and high tea experience. The train journey will start at 10am, concluding at 6pm. This special safari tourist train will operate every Sunday.

The journey from Rawalpindi railway station will start on April 28. It is one of the most lucrative ventures for the railways. Special discounts on tickets will be available for study tours conducted by private and government educational institutions.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 22nd, 2024.


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