Pak-Iran railway service suspended after heavy rains

 Pak-Iran railway service suspended after heavy rains

Pakistan-Iran railway service suspended after heavy rains

ISLAMABAD(CHAGHI), 15 July: The Pak-Iran railway service has been suspended after heavy rains in Chaghi, Balochistan.

According to the Pakistan Railways officials, the track has been submerged by rainwater and the 10-km long track has been badly affected.

The officials say that it will take 3 to 4 days to restore the rain-affected railway track for the Pakistan-Iran rail service.

It is to be noted that heavy rains and floods have badly affected Balochistan’s Chaghi, people are trapped in several localities. The PDMA has dispatched 75,000 ration bags for the rain affectees of Chaghi.

Last month, the Pak-Iran rail service was suspended, when six wagons of a Quetta-bound freight train overturned near Dalbandin tehsil of Chaghi.

The freight train was travelling from Iran’s Zahedan city to Quetta when six of its wagons overturned. The track was restored on an emergency basis.

Read this: Iran-Pakistan freight train service resumed

Freight train service between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Pakistan which halted after a train was derailed in southwestern Balochistan Province, Pakistan, two days ago has been restored. At least six bogies of the goods train which was on its way to Quetta from Zahedan derailed Saturday near Dalbandin in the Chagai district.No one was injured in the incident, Pakistan Railways said.

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