LAHORE: Pakistan Railways has decided to run two special trains from Hyderabad and Jacobabad to facilitate Sikh pilgrims on the eve of the Besakhi festival. According to a press release, the first train would leave from Jacobabad on April 10 for Kashmore, Kot Addu, Attock and Hassan Abdal. On April 13, this train would leave Hassan Abdal heading to Lahore and then go to Nankana Sahib returning to Jacobabad via Shorkot on April 15. The second train would leave Hyderabad and reach Hassan Abdal via Multan, Sher Shah, Kundian and Attock. On April 13, it would reach Lahore and then leave for Nankana Shaib, returning to Hyderabad via Shorkot on April 15.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 9th, 2013.
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