Railways will soon be developed as a modern technical organization offering facilities to everyone.
This was stated by Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed while talking to newsmen after inaugurating a plant nursery at Margalla Railway Station Islamabad on Friday.
The Minister said a modern tracking system will be introduced in Railways and distance between Lahore and Rawalpindi will be reduced up to three and a half hours.
He said passenger trains will also be plied on branch lines of Railways as well.
Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed said Railways will have a key role in success of CPEC and full cooperation will be sought from China to improve condition of Railways.
The Minister said four nurseries each are being developed at all divisional headquarters of Railways and trees will also be planted on both sides of railway tracks.