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  1. Tanveer Ahmed Chattah

    Tanveer Ahmed Chattah

    Corrupt railway minister how much has he looted Pakistan railway

  2. Satyaki Mukherjee

    Satyaki Mukherjee

    Y is that the ppl of the whole subcontinent whether it’s India Pak or Bangladesh never gets happy with their respective governments? Y is that?

  3. Danish Iqbal

    Danish Iqbal

    What a rubbish. Only few trains have a new loco. Others train depend on old loco. My personnel experience is that.

  4. Tanveer Ahmed Chattah

    Tanveer Ahmed Chattah

    Because it’s all corrupt why are the people of these countries suffering on daily basis

  5. Raja Hassan

    Raja Hassan

    Brother truly speeking railway is a lot better better now. In Zardari era railway wasn’t considered as a mean to travel. Now I have traveled in it a lot.
    WiFi, AC etc.
    You should try it

  6. Tanveer Ahmed Chattah

    Tanveer Ahmed Chattah

    Yeah can the poor people travel on it it should be cheap and not over crowded how many recent accidents
    It’s corrupt ppp or noorah league they’re all corrupt lining their own pockets

  7. Tanveer Ahmed Chattah

    Tanveer Ahmed Chattah

    Railways suffered 338 accidents in four years

    As many as 149 accidents were major and 189 minor

    ISLAMABAD: Over the past four years, Pakistan Railways has suffered 338 minor and major accidents, in which 118 people have lost their lives.

    According to a written answer submitted in the National Assembly in response to questions raised by a lawmaker, as many as 149 accidents were major and 189 were minor.

    Data suggested that railways accidents surged between January 2013 and December last year.

    Under the category of ‘collision of trains, six accidents occurred in four years. Just a single such accident occurred in 2013 and 2014 each while in 2016, four such accidents occurred.

    Luckily, no such accidents happened in 2015.

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    Thirteen ‘derailment’ incidents occurred in 2013, 14 in 2014, 38 in 2015 and 22 in 2016. The tally of ‘derailments’ was 87 in four years.

    A total of 58 accidents took place in four years under the category of ‘collisions at manned level crossings’ out of which 14 occurred in 2013, 13 in 2014, 18 in 2015 and 13 in 2016.

    Moreover, 187 accidents took place in four years under the category of ‘collision at unmanned crossing’ out of which 47 occurred in 2013, 42 in 2014, 48 in 2015 and 50 in 2016.

    The reply also contained province-wise data of deaths as the result of such accidents over the past four years.

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    As many as 52 persons from Punjab lost their lives, 43 were from Sindh and 23 from Balochistan.

    Major accidents occurred despite strict government measures to control such occurrences. These steps included conducting regular refresher courses at Pakistan Railways Academy in Lahore.

    Under these courses, special attention is given to training of locomotive crews, guards, station masters and other staff related with train operations.

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    Moreover, inspections of all manned or unmanned level crossing was being carried out by officials concerned in accordance with relevant rules and regulations.

    Instructions had also been issued to all operating divisions for introducing LED-based lights in tail wagons. All kerosene oil-based signals were also being converted to LEDs on main lines, the reply to the House elaborated.

  8. Raja Hassan

    Raja Hassan

    Source? I don’t recall this many accidents

  9. Raja Hassan

    Raja Hassan

    And I don’t know the price, but poor people do travel in the train in economy class. Try going on one, you’ll enjoy.
    Look I’m not saying it’s perfect but railway along with roads are one thing the govt has done right.

  10. Raja Hassan

    Raja Hassan

    And to compare it, I recall only one one major railway accident that made it to the headlines. But I have read about many in India. Just now they had an accident that too many lives. And India has the biggest and somewhat modern railway system. Indian railways system has its own show in national geographic channel.

  11. Tanveer Ahmed Chattah

    Tanveer Ahmed Chattah

    You’re talking about WiFi the poor people haven’t got a internet phone never mind free WiFi
    Do some research and you’ll find how many accidents in railway with fatalities

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