ATTOCK (Sarzameen News)- Special Azadi Train arranged by Ministry of Railways in collaboration with Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage arrived here on Sunday by completing successfully its Khyber Pakhtunkhwa tour.
A large number of people warmly welcomed Pakistan Railway Special Azadi Train at Attock Railway Station. On the occasion, the DS Attock Railway Station said that first time such a big number of people were present here to welcome Azadi Train, adding that people loved the country’s culture and history.
The visitors highly appreciated federal government for arranging special Azadi Train to educate the people about the history and culture of the country.
Officer Incharge Azadi Train, Iftikhar Hussain has stated that Azadi Train was decorated in Railways Workshop at Islamabad, adding that similar train was operated in 2014 and 2016. He said that Azadi Train would highlight theme of Rising Pakistan throughout its journey for 15 days from Khyber to Karachi.
Pakistan National Council of the Arts’s (PNCA) 36-member cultural troupe is also travelling with Azadi Train to entertain the visitors during stay at various Railway Stations.
Earlier, after one night stay at Peshawar, Azadi Train was warmly received at Noshera Railway Station.
A large number of people welcomed Azadi Train there. They were carrying Pakistan flags also chanted slogans Pakistan Zindabad on arrival of train. The visitors took keen interest in the historical galleries and cultural float of the Azadi Train specially in Kashmiri and Armed forces galleries.
Azadi Train will stay at Rawalpindi Railway Station for two-day.