Saad announces 20% reduction in railway fare

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ISLAMABAD, May 24 (APP): Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad
Rafique Wednesday announced 20 percent reduction in railway fare from
first of Ramazan to the 20th for all trains and categories.
He made this announcement while talking to media after witnessing
a Fuel Transportation Agreement (FTA) signing between Pakistan Railways
and Pakistan State Oil here.
He said financial situation of the railways was improving gradually
as now it had come under the complete financial discipline.
The minister said the railways had attracted 1.5 million more
passengers during last four years due to improvement in its service, trains’ punctuality and introduction of other facilities.