Rawalpindi: The Divisional Transport Authority (DTA) has approved a new transport route B-8 to ply air-conditioned coaches from Rawalpindi Saddar to Wah Cantonment.

Earlier, the DTA allowed AC coaches to ply from Gujjar Khan to Rawalpindi, which has gained popularity and the transport authority was banking on it for the success of the new transport service.

The coaches will ply from Rawalpindi Railway Station to Wah Cantt barrier No-3. According to the DTA, stop-to-stop fare has been fixed at Rs17 and as many as 10 mini coaches will be run in the first phase. Each coach will have the capacity to accommodate 28 to 30 passengers.