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Pakistan Railways substantially slashes fares

LAHORE: Pakistan Railways has announced a substantial decrease in train fares across various classes.

The economy class fares of some trains have been reduced up to 54% while the air-conditioned class fares have been reduced by 40%.

The minimum fare for the economy class on the Lahore to Rawalpindi route has been decreased from Rs250 to Rs100.

Similarly, the economy class fare for the Khyber Mail has also been reduced from Rs250 to Rs100.

The new prices have come into effect immediately, the notification stated.

The moves comes after government reduced diesel, petrol prices. On May 15, the price of diesel was slashed by Rs 7.88, retailing it for Rs 274.08.