Railway raises fares for AC, Sleeper and Standard Economy classes
Pakistan Railways have notified increased train fares including Khyber Mail express, Karakoram Express and Rehman Baba, ARY News reported.
According to the notification issued by the Ministry of Railways, Khyber Mail’s AC Sleeper Class fare for Karachi-Peshawar has been increased to Rs 11,000, AC Business Class to Rs 6,200 and AC Standard Class to Rs 5,700. Rs.
According to the notification, the economy class fare of Karakoram Express for the Karachi-Lahore route has been increased to Rs3000.
Karahi Express’s AC Sleeper fare has also been increased to Rs9000, AC Business to Rs5,700, AC Standard to Rs4,150, while the Economy fare has been increased to Rs3000.
Rehman Baba Express AC Business Class fare has been increased to Rs 7,000, AC Standard fare to Rs 5,000 and Economy Class fare has been increased to Rs 3,000.
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