The train service between Pakistan-Iran has been suspended as the rain has damaged the railway track, as per the reports of local media.
The Railway officials that are based in the province of Balochistan have said that the latest rains and floodwater have caused damage to the railways track from the Noshki to Taftan border.
As per the department officials, the routine operation has been suspended since the 6th of January. It was restored partially at the start after 3 days, but suspended again the next day as most parts of the Noshki and Chagai districts received severe rainfall.
The railway sources have said that the floodwater had swept away the lower parts of the railway track making it susceptible to derailment.
As per the railway officials repair work has commenced on the damaged parts of the railway track, however, it would be taking at least more than a week for restoration of the routine train service owing to the unavailability of the needed machinery and the lack of the repair staff.
It is to be mentioned that Pakistan-Iran RCD Highway was also damaged because of rains and could not be amended for the traffic restoration on the road.
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