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Railway Announces to Reduce Fares by 50pc

Islamabad (October 25, 2017): Pakistan Railways (PR) has announced to reduce fares of five passenger trains by 50 percent from November 1.

The fare from Peshawar to Lahore in air-conditioned business class train of Jaffar Express and Khyber Mail will be reduced to Rs900 from Rs1,740. On the other hand, fare from Peshawar to Lahore in air-conditioned sleeper carriage of Jaffar Express will be Rs1,410 instead of Rs2,280.

The economy class rates of Jaffar Express and Awam Express will also come down, with passengers having to pay Rs860 instead of Rs1,340 for air-conditioned standard carriage, to travel from Peshawar to Lahore.

Passengers will also be able to travel from Peshawar to Lahore for as low as Rs390 in air-conditioned standard carriage of Rail Car train. The rate of the travel before reduction is Rs480.

Minister of Pakistan Railways Saad Rafique has said that Green Line Train fares will also be reduced soon.

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