The Pakistan Railways has announced to revive the high-speed Shalimar Express passenger train with reduced fares after one year of closure. According to the details, the Shalimar Express will resume operations from Lahore to Karachi from May 1.
Previously, the Shalimar Express travelled from Karachi to Lahore via Hyderabad, Nawabshah, Rohri, Rahim Yar Khan, Bahawalpur, Multan via Toba Tek Singh, and Faisalabad. However, the train will now travel via Sahiwal instead of Faislabad.
Furthermore, the Pakistan Railways has reconditioned 19 coaches of the Shalimar Express to provide an enhanced experience to the passengers.
Shalimar Express Fares
Pakistan Railways will be providing a discount on fares of up to 20% on all classes of the Shalimar Express from May 1 to 15, while a 10% discount will be given to passengers traveling from May 15 to 30.
Moreover, there will also be a reduction in the advance and current booking fare for Shalimar Express and passengers who have already made reservations will be refunded.
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