Pakistan Railways train fares to be increased from December 1

Pakistan Railways train fares

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways train fares will increase by 5 per cent effective from December 1, as stated in the notification released on Wednesday.

This marks the third adjustment in the last three months, resulting in a cumulative increase of 25 per cent. The decision has been made to navigate economic challenges and address the impact of fuel price fluctuations.

After the hike, the Lahore to Karachi train’s latest ticket price in December 2023 will be approximately 4200.

Passengers can call on Pakistan Railways helpline 1177, to inquire about updated fares of Pakistan Railways

Read more: PR unveils ambitious plan to transform Rawalpindi Railway Station into commercial hub

The recent adjustments follow a pattern initiated on August 10, with a 10 per cent increase in Pakistan Railways train faress, followed by an additional 2 per cent hike in September.

Pakistan Railways online booking

You can book a Pakistan railway ticket by going to the official website of PR and logging into the Pakistan Railways passenger account.

Separately, last month, Pakistan Railways announced its intention to modernize and commercialize the Rawalpindi Railway Station, aiming to transform it into a commercial hub to enhance revenue generation for the department.

The upgrading plan aims to improve and modernize the infrastructure, facilities, and services at the Rawalpindi Railway Station. This includes renovating buildings, enhancing passenger amenities, introducing modern technologies, and improving overall efficiency

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