Published on 18 Mar 2012 | over 4 years ago
There are 8 economy class, 1 parlor class and 2 lower A/c coaches attached. Including 1 powervan, 1 Restaurant car and 1 luggage van,the total coaches are 14. In this video, the interior of parlor and lower A/c coaches are recorded. I couldn't enter the third A/c coach because the door was locked. The experience was very calm and comfortable.
Shalimar Express, is an extremely successful public-private partnership between PR and Air Rail Services. The train runs between Lahore and Karachi via Faisalabad, Multan, Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Rohri and Hyderbabad in exact 18 hours. On this run, dated 16-03-12, the train reached ahead of its scheduled time at almost all its stops. There is a great potential for this train to cover to distance in less than 18 hours, because it frequently touched speeds approx 110 km/hrs, without any breaks or unnecessary stoppages.