Amidst the rising inflation, the National Highway Authority (NHA) has surged the toll tax rates for the Lahore-Islamabad Motorway (M2).
The updated toll rates came into effect on August 26 and will be applicable for the next 12 months. The modifications in the toll rates include a Rs 3.7 per km increase for cars, setting the new rate at Rs 1,100.
Similarly, the toll for wagons has been elevated to Rs 1,840. Notably, the toll for coasters has experienced an increment of Rs 7.22, resulting in a new rate of Rs 2,590, while coaches are now subject to a toll of Rs 3,690 following an increase of 10.29.
The revised toll for trailers on the Lahore-Islamabad motorway is Rs 6,170, as per the official notification. Here is a breakdown of the updated toll rates:
- Car or Jeep: Rs 1,100
- Coaster: Rs 2,590
- Wagon: Rs 1,840
- Coach: Rs 3,690
- Trailer: Rs 6,170
- Truck: Rs 4,800
The announcement has further added to the troubles of citizens already grappling with the poor economic state of Pakistan.