Rail­ways an­nounces cut in train fares

The Pak Banker - - NATIONAL -

Pak­istan Rail­ways has an­nounced a spe­cial pack­age for the Holy Month of Ra­madan by re­duc­ing fares up to 10-25 per­cent to fa­cil­i­tate the pas­sen­gers. "The spe­cial pack­age will be ap­pli­ca­ble from the start of the holy month of Ra­mazan till 20th of Ra­mazan," a se­nior of­fi­cial in the Min­istry of Rail­ways told APP on Mon­day. The of­fi­cial said the decision has been taken on the di­rec­tives of Min­is­ter for Rail­ways and the fa­cil­ity will be avail­able for the pas­sen­gers in the form of ad­vanced reser­va­tion of seats only. The step of Pak­istan Rail­ways to­ward re­duc­ing fares will be a source of re­lief for the masses who are al­ready suf­fer­ing from price hike sit­u­a­tion and over­charg­ing of prof­i­teers in Ra­madan-ulMubarik, he added.

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