Lahore (Staff Report): Samjhota Express Train carrying at least 150 passengers on Monday left for India.
The train service runs twice a week (Monday and Thursday) from Lahore to Attari via the Wagah railway station.
Samjhota Express, which had stopped operating due to heightened tension between Pakistan & India, resumes its service. Train departed from Lahore railway station a short while ago.
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On Saturday, Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid announced that the Samjhota Express train service between Pakistan and India will resume operations on Monday, March 04.
Addressing the media in Lahore, Rashid said that the service will resume on Monday and continue as per schedule.
On Thursday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in the wake of prevailing situation between Pakistan and India, had announced the suspension of Samjhota Express operations.