LAHORE - Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has directed the Railways administration to improve cleanliness system in trains and provide more facilities to passengers.

Presiding over a meeting at Railway Headquarters regarding  locomotiveshere here on Saturday, he ordered for adding more coaches to system after maintenance.

Discussing the trains which have been out-sourced, the minister ordered for ensuring all-out cooperation with the private investors and their true suggestions should immediately be implemented.

The minister was informed that planning had been finalised  for consistent operational system for upcoming 10 to 15 years while a strategy has also been formed for procurement of new  locomotives in view of the track capacity.

Under the strategy, few complete locomotives as sample would be imported while mostly the locomotives would be assembled in local factories by importing parts, he was informed. PR Chief Executive Officer M Javiad Anwar and other senior officers attended the meeting.