More 5% to 10% increase in railways fares announced
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Following the recent rise in prices of petroleum products, train fares have been increased again on Saturday.
According to the 24News HD TV channel, the government has increased freight fares by 10 per cent while passenger train fares have been increased by 5 per cent.
The government has also increased the luggage van fares by 5%. As per the announcement, the new fares will be applicable from June 21.
Pertinent to mention here that just four days ago on June 14, passenger train fares were increased by 10% and freight train fares by 15%.
Reporter: Saeed Ahmed Saeed