Pakistan News / Lahore News > Federal Minister for Railways Haji Ghulam Ahmed Bilour said on Tuesday that a 12-kilometre railway track from Chaman to Spin Boldak would be laid as the government had given approval for this purpose.
Addressing a press conference here at Railways Headquarter, he said that a project to double railway track from Okara to Lalamusa had been approved and work on this project would soon be started.
He said that though railways was facing financial crisis due to administrative and economic factors but the crisis would soon be overcome.
Answering a question, Bilour said that railways was facing shortage of locomotives, however, the federal government had invited tenders to purchase 150 locomotives, 500 new wagons and 40 power vans to meet the dearth.
To another question, the minister said that railways union had withdrawn their strike call on May 29 and their demands were being sent to the finance department.