Jinnah Express is a new VIP train service by Pakistan Railways which provides non-stop passenger service from Karachi to Lahore and vice versa at affordable ticket prices.
Sheikh Rasheed revealed the details of the train service claiming that it will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Imran Khan on March 30, 2019. Previously it was scheduled to be inaugurated on March 23rd but was delayed.
Timing & Schedule:
The train will depart from Karachi Cant Station daily on 3 PM while from Lahore the departure timing is 2:45 PM for Lahore City Station & 3 PM for Lahore Cantt Station.
The other premium train service between Karachi & Lahore is Green Line Express which covers the distance between these two cities in 16 hours.
It is expected that Jinnah Express will also cover the distance in similar hours as it will travel non-stop between the two provincial capitals of Sindh & Punjab.
The ticket charges and rates for Jinnah Express are not revealed yet but it is expected to be similar to the ticket cost of Green Line and Pak Business Express.
It is not revealed how many classes will be available in the train service, currently Green Line offers AC Business and Economy class while Shalimar also provides AC Sleeper and AC Lower/Standard service on the route from Lahore to Karachi.
Details about facilities such as WiFi & food are not revealed by Pakistan Railways yet.
Online booking for all train services of Jinnah Express is available through the official website of Pakistan Railways. Passengers can also book their ticket through the mobile app from the comfort of their home.
Smartphone users with android based system can download the app from Google Play Store for free.
The app allows passenger to check ticket fares, timing and all booking details. Passenger selects the date and seat and then through multiple options can choose the payment method.
For more details and information contact Pak Railways at their helpline 117 which is available for complaints and assistance 24/7.