It was decided to end the cheap travel facility in Lahore. Punjab Mass Transit Authority has proposed 100% increase in fares of Orange Line Metro train. Now a ticket of 20 rupees will be available for 40 rupees.
In a summary sent to Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shahbaz, it has been proposed to increase the fare of Orange Train from Ali Town to Dera Gujran from Rs 40 to Rs 60.
The authority has also recommended to fix the stop-to-stop fare from Rs. 20 to Rs. 25.
Officials of Mass Transit Authority said that it has been decided to increase fares due to increase in cost of Orange Line train. Final approval will be given by Punjab Chief Minister.
Citizens say that after the increase in the price of petrol, even this cheap journey will become more expensive and difficulties will increase.