Railways announces cut in train fares
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.