Under the visions and plans of the new government, Pakistan Railways is planning to launch the Wi-Fi, tracking system in 100 days inside the trains for providing better facilities to the passengers.
As per an official of the Ministry of Railways initially, all the passenger trains would have the Wi-Fi facility, tracking system and after that these facilities would also be provided to the freight trains.
He informed that almost sixty per cent of the work in this regard has been completed and the remaining would be finished shortly as the Minister for Railways—Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed is very much concerned regarding the provision of these facilities.
The official also said that the overseas Pakistani was providing free of charge software and other related instruments for the provision of Wi-Fi and tracking facilities within the passenger trains.
He added that the passengers would soon be able to make use of free internet service through W-Fi while travelling with the Pakistan Railways.
These measures would improve the status of Pakistan Railways and would make the train journeys more enjoyable, pleasant and safer for the travellers, said the official of Ministry of Railways.
Recently it was in the news that Pakistan Railways is planning to launch an affordable train which would particularly be for low-income people. The train dubbed as “Rehman Baba” would facilitate the people who cannot afford to travel through the costlier trains or other modes of transportation.
It is pertinent to mention that ever since the new government has taken the reigns, the Railways department is undergoing a lot of development in terms of starting new trains, providing low fares and even managing to collect funds for the dam.