Railway authorities have reportedly reduced train fares from one kilometer to 200 kilometers following the decrease in price of diesel.

According to the notification, the fares of all classes of trains have been reduced.

Prices for economy class of some trains have been reduced by up to 54 per cent; whereas the AC class fares have been reduced by 40 per cent.

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The minimum fare of the train railcar economy class running between Lahore to Rawalpindi route was 250 rupees, which has now been reduced to 100 rupees.

Similarly, the fare of Khyber Mail Train economy class from 1 km to 130 km was also Rs 250 which has been reduced to Rs 100.

The decision has been taken to facilitate passengers traveling in trains on short duration routes.

The new lease came into effect today, May 21.