PR: (Pak-Iran fortnightly train service to be restarted)

ISLAMABAD: Fortnightly passenger train between Pakistan and Iran would be restarted in view of improved security situation.

This was decided at a Joint Expert Committee Meeting of Pakistan Railways and Iranian Railways here on Thursday. It was decided that the train will be destined for Mashad or Qom and will be resumed prior to Muharram.

The meeting also discussed regular running of 15 freight trains, on demand of merchants, between Quetta and Zahidan.