THAR EXPRESS

  • Pakistani woman denied permission to board Thar Express train May 11, 2014

    A Pakistani woman, who had come on a visit to India, was denied permission to board the Thar Express train on Saturday for her return journey due to incorrect visa documents, police said on Sunday. Naseema, who had come to India by the same train 20 days ago, wanted to return...
  • Pakistani tourist stopped from crossing IndoPak border in Thar Express May 5, 2014

    A Pakistani national was not allowed to cross IndoPak border in Thar Express as he did not complete due procedure before leaving for his country. Chandumal (62), his wife Vishni Devi (57) and a relative Narendra (15) had come to India on a pilgrimage trip for 20 days and boarded Thar...
  • Two coaches added to IndoPak Thar Express June 9, 2013

    Jodhpur: Two additional coaches have been attached to the Thar Express that runs between India and Pakistan to meet the summerholiday rush of passengers, a railway official said on Sunday. This was done in view of the demand made by Pakistan considering the increase in the number of people from...
  • Blast derails Indiabound train in Pakistan December 4, 2010

    Karachi: A blast on railway tracks near Karachi early on Saturday derailed two bogies of the Thar Express, which was travelling from this southern port city of Pakistan to Rajasthan in India, Geo TV reported. No casualties were reported. The train with 155 passengers, including 50 Indians, on board derailed due...
  • ChinaPak railway station makes India see red June 2, 2009

    Jaipur: In what could be a latest and one of the biggest threat to India, Pakistan has hired a Chinese company to build an illegal railway station on no man's land near the Indian border at Barmer. The railway station being built by a Chinese company is not only illegal but...
  • IndiaPakistan transportation links resuming December 31, 2007

    New Delhi: India has ended its 'alert' along the border with Pakistan and transportation links between the two countries are being resumed after they were suspended due to political turmoil in that country in the aftermath of the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. Official sources said the border...
  • Waters recede, stranded Thar Express chugs on July 9, 2007

    Jodhpur: Flood waters are receding is Rajasthan and as a result of which there has been some relief for stranded railway passengers. Cheers rang out as the Thar Express between Jodhpur and Muaba on the Indo Pak border finally rolled into the Jodhpur station. Most of the passengers had been stuck...
  • Security alert sounded on Thar Exp April 15, 2007

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of the deadly terror attack on Samjhauta Express in February, the Thar Express carrying passengers from Pakistan was thoroughly searched following a security alert on Saturday night. Security agencies and explosive experts searched the train at Munnabao station as soon as it reached from Khokrapar...
  • Lady gives birth to baby on Thar Exp April 1, 2007

    Jaipur: Laiyba is a special passenger onboard the zero line in the Thar Express that connects India and Pakistan. She has no visa or passport, but is the youngest traveller to India on the train. Born near the last Indian station Munabao, little Laiyba received the warmest welcome ever and spread...
  • Thar Express stranded by floods August 20, 2006

    Jaipur: The death toll in the floods in Rajasthan has reached 24 even as rains continue in many parts of the state. The IndiaPakistan Thar Express stranded in the rising waters with 410 passengers on board since Sunday morning. According to Railway sources, the train was delayed as soil under the...