Duronto

Rajdhani, Duronto passengers to get free Rail Neer bottles if journey gets delayed beyond 20 hours

Rajdhani, Duronto passengers to get free Rail Neer bottles if journey gets delayed beyond 20 hours

This will come as a relief to passengers who often have to pay vendors to get water on long-train journeys.

Apr 20, 2018, 11:01 AM IST
Indian Railways may revise flexi fare scheme on Rajdhani, Duronto, Shatabdi express

Indian Railways may revise flexi fare scheme on Rajdhani, Duronto, Shatabdi express

Under the revised Flexi Fare Scheme, the first 50 percent berths of these trains may be sold at 15 percent higher price than the base price.

Apr 18, 2018, 12:00 PM IST
Railways may replace AC-2 tier coaches in Rajdhani, Duronto with AC-3 tier coaches

Railways may replace AC-2 tier coaches in Rajdhani, Duronto with AC-3 tier coaches

Railways will be replacing all AC-2 tier coaches in Rajdhani express in a year by installing 250 AC-3 tier coaches in it.

Apr 18, 2018, 11:16 AM IST
No airline like dynamic pricing for trains, says Railway Minister

No airline like dynamic pricing for trains, says Railway Minister

The committee, set up to review the flexi-fare scheme, have been asked to draft a fresh report.

Mar 18, 2018, 11:51 AM IST
Railways likely to slash fares of Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto

Railways likely to slash fares of Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto

The Railways earned an additional revenue of Rs 540 crore from September 2016 to June 2017 through the scheme, its data show.

Sep 29, 2017, 09:19 AM IST
Coming soon: Tablets to record feedback on meals on trains

Coming soon: Tablets to record feedback on meals on trains

They can record their feedback through an online form on the tablets to be provided by the Railways, the official said.

Sep 16, 2017, 15:09 PM IST
Flexi-fare system for Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi to be tweaked

Flexi-fare system for Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi to be tweaked

According to the flexi-fare system, only 10 percent of the seats are sold in the normal fare category and thereafter, prices increase by 10 percent with every 10 percent of berths sold, with a ceiling of 50 percent.

Apr 04, 2017, 13:53 PM IST
Flexi-fare system in premier trains to be revised again: Railways

Flexi-fare system in premier trains to be revised again: Railways

Faced with many vacant seats, railways is mulling to reserve about 50 percent berths in premier trains including Rajdhani for normal fare by making changes in the prevailing flexi-fare system.

Mar 28, 2017, 19:38 PM IST
Indian Railways: 10% discount on vacant berths from today

Indian Railways: 10% discount on vacant berths from today

From December 20, Railways will provide 10 percent rebate on vacant berths after finalisation of the reservation charts.

Dec 20, 2016, 09:43 AM IST
Railways' New Year bonanza! Fares likely to be slashed by 10% in premium trains

Railways' New Year bonanza! Fares likely to be slashed by 10% in premium trains

Railways has decided to slash fares of premium trains such as Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabadi, as per media reports. 

Dec 13, 2016, 15:01 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi to open Rail Vikas Shivir today

PM Narendra Modi to open Rail Vikas Shivir today

Such brainstorming and large-scale planning involving all railway employees is taking place for the first time in the 163-year-long history of the Indian Railways.

Nov 18, 2016, 09:27 AM IST
Indian Railways eyes Rs 500 crore out of flexi fare method, justifies decision

Indian Railways eyes Rs 500 crore out of flexi fare method, justifies decision

Justifying the newly introduced flexi fare system, the Indian Railways claims that about Rs 500 crore revenue will be generated through this pricing model

Sep 11, 2016, 18:43 PM IST
Railways' surge pricing in Rajdhani, Duronto, Shatabdi from Friday onwards; fares go up by upto 50%

Railways' surge pricing in Rajdhani, Duronto, Shatabdi from Friday onwards; fares go up by upto 50%

For II AC and Chair Car, the maximum hike will be 50 percent while for III AC, it will be 40 percent.

Sep 09, 2016, 10:23 AM IST
Rail ticket surge pricing on experimental basis: Railways

Rail ticket surge pricing on experimental basis: Railways

Facing criticism, the railways Thursday said that the decision to introduce dynamic surge pricing for premier train tickets has been done on an experimental basis and it will be reviewed after some time.

Sep 08, 2016, 20:59 PM IST

Roll back railway 'flexi fares', says CPI-M

The CPI-M on Thursday denounced the "flexi fares" announced by railways for Durunto, Shatabdi and Rajdhani trains, saying this will be extended to other trains too soon.

Sep 08, 2016, 16:30 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal demands roll back of 'surge pricing' in railways

Arvind Kejriwal demands roll back of 'surge pricing' in railways

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday opposed the "surge pricing" in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto express trains and demanded its roll back.

Sep 08, 2016, 13:41 PM IST
Dynamic surge pricing system in Indian Railways: All you need to know

Dynamic surge pricing system in Indian Railways: All you need to know

All you need to know about the new dynamic surge pricing system in Indian Railways.

Sep 08, 2016, 09:26 AM IST

All Rajdhani, Shatabdi services to be restored from Jan 15

After reviewing the weather condition, the railways has decided to restore services of all Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto and Jan Shatabdi trains from Friday.

Jan 14, 2016, 00:19 AM IST

Will Indian Railways put the brakes on Mamata Banerjee`s dream `Duronto`?

The Duronto trains, widely seen as one of the legacies of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during her stint as railway minister, may be discontinued, a report said.

Nov 19, 2013, 20:08 PM IST

Rajdhani, Duronto, Shatabdi train fares to be hiked from today

Passengers will have to shell out more for travelling in Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains from Thursday as Railways has increased catering charges in these premier trains by about two to four percent.

Oct 17, 2013, 12:27 PM IST