LAHORE: Pakistan Railways has revised the fares of all the passenger trains after rupee devaluation against US Dollar.
Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed announced that Pakistan Railways is increasing fares at least 8 to 19 percent. (Tabdeeli)
According to Sheikh Rasheed, we did not want to increase the fares as we know our passengers are mostly ordinary people but we had too due to inflation and devaluation of the currency.
The Circular issued from Pakistan Railways Headquarter in Lahore yesterday in which existing and revised new fares are mentioned.
The Circular issued to the Division Superintendent (DS) Pakistan Railways, Karachi, Quetta, Sukkur, Multan, Lahore, Rawalpindi & Peshawar.
Pakistan Railways Revised Fares List
Apart from revising fares, Railways Minister assured people that Pakistan Railways is improving its service, almost 90 percent trains been on-time in last 3 months.
However, People are unhappy about the fares hike calling it ‘Tabdeeli Express’.
According to Finance Minister and Prime Minister Pakistan is moving forward and in the right direction. Meanwhile, Government increased GAS and (CNG) Prices, Electricity, Import Duty, Excise Duty, Sales Tax and now Railways fares making it difficult for an ordinary person to breath and live peacefully in ‘Naya Pakistan’.