Ministry of Railways

The Ministry of Railways (MoR) is a Cabinet-level Ministry of Government of Pakistan, tasked and primarily responsible for planning, administrating, and establishing the passengers locomotive services, regulating the railway companies, industries and associated organization. Overall, the control of Pakistan Railways (PR), policy and development of railway network are also managed and administrated by Ministry of Railways.


Functions of Ministry of Railways:

All matters pertaining to Pakistan Railways.

Movement and priority in respect of Defence traffic.

Maintenance of Railway lines for strategic reasons.

Negotiations with International Organizations and other Countries and implementation of agreements, with them.

Coordination of Development Projects of Railways as a part of the National Development Programme.

Standardization and specifications of materials and stores.

Overall efficiency and safety of Railways.

Coordination of Rail movements into and from Ports.