PESHAWAR, 15 May: Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has inaugurated fully air-conditioned Islamabad-Karachi Green Line train at the Margalla Railway Station today.

Federal Minister for Railways Khwaja Saad Rafiq and Information Minister Pervez Rasheed were also present on the occasion. The prime minister showered praise on railways minister for turning railways into a revenue generating units within a couple of years.

Khwaja Saad Rafiq said the fare of the 23-hour journey from Islamabad to Karachi has been fixed at Rs. 5,500 per person. He added that every passenger of the train would be considered as VIP and they would be given free breakfast, lunch and dinner. Besides, he added, internet facility, clean water, newspapers and comfortable beds would also be available in the new train.


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