24 March 2020 – Operation of all passenger trains in Pakistan suspended for a week

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Transportation
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Pakistan Railways

Overview: Pakistan Railways (PR) has suspended the operation of all its passenger trains throughout the country with immediate effect for one week (till March 31) in view of the fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak.The operation of goods trains will, however, remain functional to ensure supplies in the ongoing crisis-like situation.
Full details here: https://www.dawn.com/news/1543534/operation-of-all-passenger-trains-suspended

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Learning from other jurisdictions, Perception of an increased threat