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Railway reduces fares following decline in diesel prices

Fares have declined for distances ranging from 1 kilometre to 200 kilometres
People gather at a railway station to travel to their native places to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim’s holy festival of Ramadan in Lahore on May 1, 2022. AFP
People gather at a railway station to travel to their native places to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim’s holy festival of Ramadan in Lahore on May 1, 2022. AFP

The railway authorities have issued a notification announcing reductions in train fares across various distances.

Train fares have been reduced for distances ranging from 1 kilometre to 200 kilometres.

The economy class fares of some trains have seen a reduction of up to 54% while the air-conditioned class fares have been reduced by 40%.

The minimum fare for the economy class on the Lahore to Rawalpindi route has been decreased from Rs250 to Rs100 which will be started from May 21 (today).

The new train prices have been introduced due to a decline in diesel prices. On May 15, the price of diesel was slashed by Rs7.88, retailing it for Rs274.08.

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