Guru Nanak’s birthday: 21 special trains for Sikh pilgrims
LAHORE, Nov 19: A total of 21 special trains will be operated to facilitate participation of Sikh pilgrims coming from India and various cities of Pakistan in the birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Devji to be held on Nov 28 at Nankana Sahib.
On Nov 24, the first special train will be operated from Karchi at 8am, second from Larkana at 12noon, third from Jacobabad at12.30pm and the fourth from Rohri at 2pm for Nankana Sahib, says a Pakistan Railways announcement.
On Nov 25, the first special train will be operated from Wagha at 10am, second at 12noon and third at 1pm for Nankana Sahib.
On Nov 26, a special train will be operated from Nankana Sahib for Lahore through Sheikhupura at 9am while from Lahore to Nankana Sahib at 9pm.
On Nov 29, the first special train will be operated from Nankana Sahib for Larkana at 12.30pm, second for Jacobabad at 1.30pm, third for Karachi at 2.30pm and the fourth for Rohri at 3.30pm. The fifth special train will leave Nankana Sahib for Hassanabdal at 1pm, the second 2pm and the third at 3pm.
On Dec 1, the first special train will leave Hassanabdal for Lahore at 4.30pm, the second at 5.30pm while the third at 6.30pm. On Dec 4, the first special train will leave Lahore for Wagha at 4.30pm, the second at 5.30pm while the third at 6.30pm. — Staff Reporter