PTA revises fares of transport

PESHAWAR: The Provincial Transport Authority (PTA) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in light of revised diesel price of Rs 82/21 per litre in accordance with its slab-based notification dated 28th August, 2008 has revised the fare rates on inter provincial /intra district routes.According to detail, the new revised fare of ordinary (non AC) mini buses of Mingora to Rawalpindi will be charged as Rs. 221/00, Abbottabad-Rawalpindi Rs. 97/56, Mansehra-Ralpindi Rs. 120/84, Peshawar-Rawalpindi Rs. 132/30 and Mardan-Rawalpindi Rs. 116/68.Similarly, the carriage deluxe non-AC buses will charge the new fare of Peshawar-Faisal Abad as Rs. 392/97, Peshawar-Multan Rs. 607/71, Mingora-Lahore Rs. 418/08, Peshawar-Sargodah Rs. 282/10 and Peshawar-Lahore Rs. 326/90 while AC ST Carriage buses from Peshawar to DIKhan will charge Rs. 336/00, Peshawar Abbottabad Rs. 193/OPeshawar Mingora Rs. 172 and Peshawar-Mansehra Rs. 217/00.

Likewise, the new fares on inter/intra city/district routes for flying coaches /mini buses, AC buses ordinary buses and luxury buses respectively will be for Peshawar-Mardan as Rs. 56/26, Rs. 67/86, Rs.48/14 and Rs. 53/36, Peshawar-Mingora- Rs. 166.84, Rs. 201/24, Rs. 142/76 and Rs. 158/24, Peshawar Swabi Rs. 115/43, Rs. 139.23, Rs. 98.77 and Rs. 109/48, Peshawar-Charsadda Rs. 26/19, Rs. 31.59, Rs. 22/41 and Rs. 24:84, Peshawar-Bannu Rs. 186/24, Rs. 224/64, Rs. 159/36 and Rs. 176/64, Peshawar DIKhan Rs. 325/92, Rs. 393/12, Rs. 278/88 and Rs. 309/12, Peshawar-Kohat Rs. 63/05 Rs, 76/05, Rs. 53/95 and Rs. 59/8, Peshawar-Hangu Rs. 99.91 Rs, 120/51, Rs. 85/49, and Rs. 94/76, Peshawar-Dir Rs. 242/5 Rs. 292/5 Rs. 207/5 and Rs. 230/- , Peshawar Haripur Rs. 151/32, Rs. 182/52, Rs. 129/48, and Rs. 143/52, Peshawar-Abbottabad Rs. 187/21, Rs. 225/81, Rs. 160/19 and Rs. 177/56 and Peshawar-Mansehra Rs. 210/49, Rs. 253/89, Rs. 180/11 and Rs. 199/64.The PTA has also directed that the new fare tables be displayed at visible places in General Bus Stands and inside passenger vehicles for information of transporters, passengers and the violating transporters and drivers be brought to book under intimation to their office – Thenews