Pakistan Railways Announces A Reduction In Fares By 25%

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Source: Pakistan Today

There seems to be some good news for Pakistanis looking to travel within the country via Pakistan Railway.

The Pakistan Railways have announced a reduction in fares by 25% on some specific trains from March, 9th to May, 8th 2020.

Source: pakrail.gov.pk

The announcement has been made on the advice of Minister of Railways, Sheikh Rasheed.

The notification issued mentions the fares will be reduced on 21 express trains that include AC business class and AC standard class. However, the discount can only be availed by passengers if the tickets are booked in advance.

In a recent press conference held on 29th February, Sheikh Rasheed spoke about bringing back glory to the Pakistan Railways and changing it into a profitable organization once again by the end of the PTI governments’ tenure. He also mentioned that the losses faced by Pakistan Railways are slowly declining.

75% of the coaches under the Pakistan Railways would soon undergo renovations handled by the Chinese government.

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