Eid Holidays: Railways’ earnings hit record high

Railways recorded earnings of Rs420.18 million in this period


APP June 22, 2018
Pakistan Railways. PHOTO: EXPRESS

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways earned a record Rs103 million on the first and second day of Eidul Fitr compared to Rs76 million in the corresponding period last year. “Pakistan Railways achieved this by offering 30% concession and better facilities on first and second day of Eid,” a Ministry of Railways official told APP. He said passengers showed a keen interest in travelling by trains after Railways announced 20% reduction in fares during Ramazan. “By reducing fares, Railways recorded earnings of Rs420.18 million in this period as comparing to Rs350.3 million during the previous year,” he added.

Published in The Express Tribune, June 22nd, 2018.

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