ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Railways on Thursday announced its decision to slash fares on every class of all the trains by 25 percent on first three days of Eid-ul-Azha.

On September 2, 3 and 4, the passengers would have to pay 25 percent less fares than the standard fares of all the trains.

This announcement was made by Railways Minister Saad Rafique through his Twitter account.

The minister has already announced that they would run five special trains from different cities of the country viewing extra rush of passengers on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.

One special train would be run from Quetta, Rawalpindi and Multan each. While, two trains would be run from Karachi on Eid-ul-Azha to accommodate passengers.