Peshawar: The Provincial Transport Authority (RTA) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has issued the new revised fare rates on inter provincial and intercity routes in light of the decreased diesel prices of Rs. 94/- per litre. All Secretaries of Regional Transport Authorities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have been directed to ensure display of new decreased fare tables at visible places in General Bus Stands at their jurisdiction and inside passenger vehicles for information of transporters and passing on relief to the travelling passengers. It has further directed that the violating transporters and drivers be brought to book under intimation to their office.
Similarly, the existing concession of 50% in the actual fare allowed to the students of educational institutions, Deeni Madaris, Blind/Disabled persons and the passengers above the age of 60 years shall continue as usual. However, in case the air-conditioned system is not working in air-conditioned vehicles, then fares of deluxe stage carriage bus would be charged.
According to new reduced fare tables, Peshawar-Mardan fare for flying coaches/mini buses, and AC buses, will be Rs. 63/- and Rs. 75/-, respectively. Likewise Peshawar – Mingora Rs. 187/- and Rs. 221/-, Peshawar – Swabi Rs. 129/- and Rs. 153/- Peshawar – Charsadda Rs. 30/- and Rs. 35/-, Peshawar – Bannu Rs. 209/- and Rs. 248/-, Peshawar – D.I.Khan Rs. 366/- and Rs. 433/-, Peshawar – Kohat Rs. 71/- and Rs. 84/-, Peshawar – Hangu Rs. 112/- and Rs. 133/-, Peshawar – Dir Rs. 252/- and Rs. 322/- Peshawar – Haripur Rs. 170/- and Rs. 201/-, Peshawar – Abbottabad Rs. 210/- and Rs. 249/- and Peshawar – Mansehra as Rs. 237/- and Rs. 280/-, Peshawar – Topi as Rs. 147/- and Rs. 174/- respectively.
Moreover, the new revised fare rates on inter provincial routes between Mingora – Rawalpindi for ordinary non – AC mini buses will be Rs. 244/-, Abbottabad – Rawalpindi as Rs. 107/-, Mansehra – Rawalpindi Rs. 133/-, Peshawar – Rawalpindi Rs. 144/- and Mardan – Rawalpindi Rs. 120/-.
The fares of Deluxe Non –AC buses for Peshawar – Faisal Abad will be charged as Rs. 416/-, Peshawar – Multan Rs. 648/-, Mingora – Lahore Rs. 444/-, Peshawar – Sargodha Rs. 299/- and Peshawar – Lahore as Rs. 347/-.
Likewise, the AC buses will charge the new revised fare for Peshawar – D.I.Khan as Rs. 433/-, Peshawar – Abbottabad Rs. 249/-, Peshawar – Mingora Rs. 222/- and Peshawar – Mansehra Rs. 279/- respectively.
All the concerned transporters have further been directed to charge the notified fares and in case of charging excess fares, strict action shall be initiated against the violators.
For more information, contact:
Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Tel: +9291 921 6889 (Ext 106)