Home » Business » Pak-Railways raise their ticket price

Pak-Railways raise their ticket price

LAHORE: The finance ministry has allowed the railways to increase passenger fares by 10 to 25 per cent and freight charges by 30 per cent.

Railway fare hike on cards“The fares will be increased in about 10 days,” officials said here on Thursday.

The fares of all classes in passenger trains will rise by 10 per cent, for inter-city trains by 15 per cent, express trains 20 per cent and non-stop trains 25 per cent.

The passenger fares were raised by eight to 15 per cent and freight charges by five per cent in July.

The fares were earlier increased in 2008 and 2004.

On Dec 15, 2005, a fuel adjustment surcharge of up to Rs30 per ticket was added to the fare. About two weeks later, the ceiling was raised to Rs35. In May 2006, the charge was increased by Rs10 to Rs30. The surcharge on economy class tickets for a journey exceeding 1,250km was reduced on June 11, 2006.

Like this story?

More News on EPakistanNews.com

Pakistan News update 24 hours, latest breaking news updates in Pakistan, Pak news, Pakistan Urdu columns, latest news pakistan, political news updates, E Pakistan Newspaper, Karachi News, Karachi Updates, Lahore news, Islamabad news, Multan news and more breaking news, E Pakistan News brings Latest Pakistan News, headline news, pk politics, News online, sports, politics news from Pakistan.

Home - Disclaimer - Follow us on Twitter - Like us on Facebook

Copyright © 2010-2015, E Pakistan News, All rights are reserved.
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission are strongly prohibited.
if you need any further assistance please contact us via email epn@epakistannews.com