Pakistan Railways has announced a special package for the Holy Month of Ramazan by reducing fares upto 10 25 % to facilitate 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 pricehike situation and overcharging of profiteers in Ramadan ul Mubarik, he added.
He said that passengers will be provided facility of reduced fares up to 16 25 percent in trains of different classes of Bahauddin Zakaria, Sukker Express, Multan Express and Mehran Express.
The official said that Karachi Express, Pak Business, Jaffer Express, Bahauddin Zakaria Express will offer discount in fares up to 11-15 percent.
However Millat Express,Tez Gam, Awam Express, Allama Iqbal, Subuk Khuram Rawal Express, Islamabad Express and Margalla Express would give discount up to 10 percent in fares, he added.