Measures finalized for restoration of Chiltan ExpressSeptember 1, 2013
SIBI: Measures have been firmed up for reintroducing Chiltan Express Train suspended for three years.
Highly placed sources said under these arrangements train would be started from September 15. It was suspended following death of Benazir Bhutto and burning of trains and railway stations by terrorists three year ago as due to dearth of engines and coaches Railways had stopped several trains including Chiltan train. Quetta Express was later restored by Chiltan train was not restored.
After coming into power people had pinned hopes in PMLN Government to resolve their problems including cheap travelling by train.
People have welcome government decision to restore Chiltan Express and demanded of government to restore other trains such as Night coach, Abasin Express and Mehran Express to provide people of cheap means of travelling.
Government was suffering lakhs of Rupees losses due to closure of SibiHarnai section and necessary steps are very much needed to make up such losses.