Railways generates Rs5.2m through commercial use of salons, inspection coaches

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways has generated earnings value Rs5,269,315 by using its 23 salons and inspection coaches for commercial functions, right through the previous 3 years.

According to an legit within the Ministry of Railways, the salons are allotted to other dignitaries of the rustic, together with the Prime Minister’s Secretariat, the Minister for Railways, the Secretary/Chairman of Railways, the Governors of Sindh, Balochistan, Punjab, and the provincial governments.

The Principal Officers of Pakistan Railways are entitled to go back and forth at those salons or inspection coaches simplest when they’re travelling on responsibility. However, the coaches also are to be had for personal go back and forth on a condominium foundation.

The legit stated the salons are very sumptuous and feature two rooms, a bathtub, a eating space, and a kitchen like a tiny area on wheels with the provision of each facility. Some of those salons are inspection coaches and their again wall is made of glass from the place officials may just view the observe and surrounding space.

The legit added that Pakistan Railways officials don’t seem to be entitled to use this facility rather than responsibility and most of these salons are most commonly 40-50 years previous. The earnings generated from the commercial use of those salons has been used for the upkeep and upgradation of the coaches.

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