Pakistan

Padidan: Up railway track restored after cargo train derailment

Padidan: Up railway track restored after cargo train derailment

PADIDAN – Up railway track which was closed after cargo train derailment near Padidan on early Friday morning has been cleared for railway traffic after more than 20-hour long restoration work.

Shalimar Express, Going to Lahore from Karachi, was the first train to pass from the restored track. According to Pakistan Railways sources, work to clear the Down track will be completed very soon.

Railway traffic on both Up and Down tracks was suspended on Friday morning after a freight train derailed near Padidan. Trains were halted at different stations following the derailment of the freight train.