PR earns Rs 100 mln thru e-ticketing in two months

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LAHORE, Dec 8 (APP): Pakistan Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has felicitated the PR IT Department for selling tickets worth Rs 100 million through E-ticketing in just two months.
According to the PR sources on Thursday, the PR sold 8,500 tickets through credit cards, UBL Omni and mobile accounts since the inauguration of E-ticketing system in the railways.
The PR is providing facility of seat booking through internet for 24 trains in 51 big cities.
Interestingly, the data show that people living in small and far-off areas benefited more from the facility.
The minister directed the IT department to ensure E-ticketing facility to the passengers of Akbar Bugti Express, Jaffar Express and Bolan Mail, which run from Quetta within one month as Quetta is one of the important cities of the country.