No train service closure: Bilour

Federal Minister for Railways Haji Ghulam Ahmed Bilour has contradicted a news item, published in a section of press regarding the closure of 39 train services and termination of the services of 20,000 employees.Bilour said in a statement issued here on Sunday that being a public representative, he would not take any step against the welfare of employees and passengers.He said that the news regarding the closure of any train service was totally baseless and misleading.

Bilour said he would stand by the Railways workers if any employee was expelled.

He said polices of the previous governments, not the employees, were responsible for heavy losses to the Railways.