Railways to deploy police trolley to protect trains

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways has decided to deploy police trollies ahead of trains to ensure safety of passengers.

“The decision has been taken on the instructions of Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique to facilitate passengers and avoid any untoward incident,” sources in the Ministry of Railways told reporter.

They said a head constable, constable, civil engineering staff will be present at the trolley which will accompany all major trains across the country.

Pakistan Railways has given trollies to its different divisions and Multan Division had already been handed over three trollies, the sources added.

They said that out of three trollies given to Multan Division, two will accompany Khushhal Khan Khattak Express between that goes to Kot Addu, Dera Ghazi Khan and Kashmore.

“This type of motor trolley patrolling will also be conducted on the sensitive sections between Karachi, Quetta and Sukkur Divisions,” they added.

The sources said the patrolling of motor trollies will start shortly.