ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Railways will run Metro and Safari trains in Lahore and Circular train in Karachi soon.

Feasibility study of the Safari and Metro trains is in its final stages and would be completed soon. He said that Circular train in Karachi would be restarted next year with the help of Sindh government.

The official said that steps have been taken to revive several railway shops for smooth flow of system, adding that strict action was being taken against the elements allegedly involved in corruption in the Railways. He said the government was making efforts to streamline the system in all the sectors including Railways to cut losses of billions of rupees.

The official said that several measures have been taken to increase the speed of trains covering long distances with possible shortest time. The land and houses of Railways have been recovered during operation against the land mafia and land record of Pakistan Railways would be computerized.