Pakistan Railways achieves highest revenue of Rs 54.59 bln

ISLAMABAD, Aug 18 (APP):Pakistan Railways (PR) during financial year 2018-19 achieved the highest ever revenue of Rs 54.59 billion compared to Rs 49.5 billion in 2017-18.

According to annual performance report of PR shared by Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan, through special initiatives, the PR had managed to generate an additional revenue of Rs 10 billion that helped to reduce its annual deficit by Rs 4 billion and an absorption of Rs 6 billion additional bill in respect of increasing cost of the fuel as well as of pay and pension bill. “The annual deficit of PR was lowered from Rs 36 billion to Rs 32 billion.