Pakistan Railways has changed fares for various trains running across the country.
Pakistan Railways’ spokesperson told that fares of 11 trains have been increased from 5 to 10 percent while 10 to 21% fares have been reduced for 23 other trains. The decision about increase in fare of Pakistan Expressed has been postponed till 25th of April 2017. 15th of March 2017 is the day of implementation of these new fairs.
Rs. 5990 is the new fare for Green Line AC Business from Islamabad to Karachi while Rs. 5450 is the fare from Lahore to Islamabad.
Lahore to Karachi AC Business fare of Karakuram Express is now Rs. 4,950 and fare for economy class is Rs. 1650.
For Business Express and Karachi Express from Lahore to Karachi, the new fares for AC Business, AC standard and economy class will be Rs. 4410, Rs. 3100 and Rs. 1470 respectively.
21% reduction has been made in the fares of Lahore Green from Lahore to Rawalpindi and their new fares are Rs. 1200 as compared to previous Rs. 1510.
Fares have been reduced to 10% for Branch Lines. Now the fares of Jaffar Express, Tezgam, Awam Express and Khyber Mail Awam will be equal to that of Rail Car.