Pakistan Railway’s deficit reduced from Rs 36 billion to Rs 32 billion in last ten months: Rashid

RAWALPINDI, Jul 3 (APP):Minister for Railways Shaikh Rashid Ahmed on Wednesday said that Pakistan Railway’s deficit had been reduced from Rs 36 billion to Rs 32 billion in the last ten months and vowed to end the entire losses during the next five years.

Speaking at inauguration ceremony of Sir Syed Express here, he said efforts were being made to make Pakistan railways a profitable entity while the number of fright trains would also be increased.

He said the number of railways passengers had been grown to over six million during the last nine months and our target for the next year was ten million passengers.