Pakistan Railway recently launched Pakistan’s first non-stop luxury train between Karachi and Lahore. Here are some key details that you need to know about the train:
Ticket price of Jinnah Express is Rs 6500 per seat/berth. Children 5250. Kids under 2 years are free.
2. ROOMS: BUNKERS?
There are 6 births in each compartment of Jinnah Express.
3. TYPE OF TOILET
There are 2 shared washrooms in Pakistan’s first Luxurious train, one each on exit/entry of cabin.
4. DURATION OF JOURNEY
Total duration between Karachi and Lahore is 15.5 hours. Leaves Karachi at 3 PM, reaches Lahore at 7:30 Am following day. Similarly leaves Lahore at 2:30 PM and reaches Karachi at 7:00 am.
5. BOOKING PROCEDURE
Tickets of Jinnah Express can be purchased online via www.pakrail.gov.pk or visit railway stations.
Once doing online booking you can select cabin/compartment/seat. Suggest that you choose cabin 6-11 as they’re middle section. Dinning cabin is 8th cabin of total 14 cabins.
7. PAYMENT OPTIONS
Tickets can be reserved Through credit card, debit card, Jazz cash, omni cash and other mobile services.
8. COMPLEMENTARY SERVICES
Afternoon snacks (chicken sandwich, Aquafina water bottle, cup cake,tea)
Dinner (Boneless chicken curry, daal, pulao, kheer in each dish and cold drink).
Breakfast (Omelette, jam, butter, 2 bread slices, tea).
9. TRAIN STOPS
5 minutes stop at Hyderabad, 10 minutes stop at Rohri, 15 minutes stop at Khanewal, 15 minutes at Lahore Cantt.