Punjab Govt Raises Metro Bus Fares

In accordance with the new provincial budget, Metro bus fares have been increased to PKR 30 from PKR 20 by the Punjab government, effective from July 1st.

The increase in the Metro bus fares was proposed by the Punjab Mass Transit Authority (PMTA) who sought the new fares to be set at least PKR 30 and in this regard, a summary to the Punjab cabinet was sent by PMTA seeking a rise in the fares of Metro bus.

According to sources, the government’s subsidy to the service was fall by PKR 800 million with an increase of PKR 10 in Metro bus fares.