Railways operations resume across the country

LAHORE: Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique says train operation is continuing as per routine across the country.


Talking to newsmen in Lahore on Sunday, he said the Railways administration has foiled a bid of strike by some train drivers by taking timely action.

The Minister said the Railways’ administration held talks with the train drivers, who were observing strike, but their all the demands could not be accepted.

He said thirteen drivers who tried to create problems for passengers by stopping trains in deserted areas have been arrested.

He said cases under anti-terrorism act will be registered against these drivers.

The Minister urged the other drivers, who are on strike, to call off the strike and come on duty.