Pakistan Railways train fares increased significantly
LAHORE – The Pakistan Railways on Tuesday increased train fares on its major routes from 10 to 19 per cent.
As per reports, the increase was a foregone conclusion after Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid had spoken about it being an unavoidable fate. The minister said that the railway was run on the earning from the railway services.
It was reported that the increase would affect the passengers travelling on many major routes, mainly covering the main line from Peshawar to Karachi.
Tezgam, Karakoram Express, Business Train and Khyber Mail are among the trains to be affected by the revised fares, which could cost travellers many hundreds more than they were being charged earlier.