KARACHI - Pakistan Railway, Karachi, Division, operated 25 goods trains during August 2012 which earned a revenue of Rs 82.294 million to the Railways.
Besides, a special campaign was launched under directives of the government to transport furnace oil for Lal Pir and Muzaffargarh Power Houses to avoid power shortage. An official said here that the campaign continued for 40 days during which the railway operated 50 oil specials as a result of which some 1800 tank wagons carried 35,580 tons of oil which helped overcome ever increasing load shedding. It was pointed out that Karachi Railway division can operate up to 10 freight trains daily provided the locomotives are made available for the same. On an average, it was pointed out, the Division earned a freight revenue of Rs 577.847 million with a daily average of Rs 2.110 to Rs 4.705 million per day from January to August 2012.