Goods transported by cargo trains goes up 10 times: PR official

KARACHI: The transportation of cargo through freight trains has witnessed a marked improvement.

According to Javed Anwar, the chief administrator of Pakistan Railways, the transportation of goods through freight train-mounted containers has surged by a whopping 10 times during July 2014 to March 2015.

He said the transportation of coal went up by five times while that of cement almost doubled and that of oil saw an increase of 31 percent.