Train stopped for security reasons


SIBNI: Several trains were stopped at Sibi, Jacobabad for security reasons Sunday. These trains would resume onward journey Monday morning.

According to details Quetta bound Jaffar Express from Rawalpindi was stopped at Sibi Station and Nawab Bugti Express at Jacobabad station for security reasons as these trains had arrived late there.

According to details people do enjoy railway travel facility in Balochistan but delay in train travel did not stop.

Jaffar Express train from Rawalpindi which arrives Sibi 1030 was late by 8 hours. Nawab Bugti Express from Lahore arrived Sibi in 12 hours but today it reached Jaccobabad with several hours delay. For fear of security these trains were stopped at these stations and now these would resume onward Monday morning.

Owing to very hot weather at Jacobabad and Sibi passengers faced great difficulties. These were redoubled when there was non availability of coldwater and other facilities at the stations.

Passengers staged protest demonstrations at these stations but all in vain.