What The Authorities Have To Say“We want to start or revive connection of Lahore metropolitan city with its suburbs through rail routes. And Lahore-Wagah is a first step that would be followed by another train from Lahore to Raiwind within next 15 days. And in January, we will launch Lahore-Gujranwala train that would be inaugurated by Prime Minister Imran Khan,” Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid informed after he inaugurated Lahore-Wagah shuttle train operation.
Renaming The Train
Reasons Behind The Shutdown In The First PlaceThe Lahore-Wagah shuttle was shut down after facing some operational and security reasons in 1997. The train plied through Wagh, Jallo and Lahore till 1997, and this route was mainly used by the citizens residing near the border. Baloch also mentioned that they hope to attract a large number of people and are ready with more bogies in case the demand increases.
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