Here Is How You Can Travel With Pakistan Railways on 30% Discount and For Free. The government has declared the Eid-ul-Fitr 2018 holidays. There will be four official holidays for Eid starting from 15th June to 18th June. The Holidays for Eid will start from Friday Jun 15 to Monday June 18 in the country.
Many people live away from their houses for doing work in different cities and now they are planning to travel back to their cities via Pakistan Railways. Every year Pakistan Railways comes out with a handsome discount for passengers on special occasions like Eid. This year once again the Pakistan Railways is offering the 30% discount on the Eid-ul-Fitr 2018.
Pakistan Railways is offering you to avail this discount even on the first, second and third days of Eid.
Besides availing the 30% discount with Pakistan Railways the passengers aka senior citizens of the country can travel totally free. Anyone aged 65 and above will be able to avail the offer on all classes of Pakistan Railways to travel free during the first three days of Eid-ul-Fitr holidays across the country.
Free-of-cost tickets will also be issued to the people aged 65 year or above through the E-ticketing system and from all the reservation and booking offices besides railway stations.
The Minister of Pakistan Railways Roshan Khursheed Bharucha said,
This service is the great gift for railway passengers from Pakistan Railways during special days of Eid-ul-Fitr.
- 20% Discount on Advance Booking
- 30% discount on Fare Prices
- Free of cost tickets for Senior citizens over 65 years
Special Trains by Pakistan Railways:
Furthermore, five special trains will be run on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr to facilitate people across the country. These special trains will run from Quetta, Karachi, Rawalpindi and Multan.
- 1st Train: Karachi to Peshawar Cantt on 12th June, 2018
- 2nd Train: Quetta to Rawalpindi on 12th June, 2018
- 3rd Train: Karachi Cantt to Lahore on 13th June, 2018
- 4th Train: Rawalpindi to Multan Cantt on 19th June, 2018
- 5th Train: Multan to Rawalpindi on on 19th June, 2018
How to book Railway Ticket with E-Ticketing system?
By visiting the www.pakrail.gov.pk the passengers can book their tickets with e-ticketing system anytime right from your home.
Here is the step by step guide for Pakistan Railways E-Ticketing Online Booking Reservation System.
The passengers will have to carry their CNICs at all times during the travel.
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