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No further hike in train reservation, cancellation charges: Bansal

Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 16:50

Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Friday made it clear that there will be no further hike in the near future in reservation or cancellation charges, though cross subsidy from freight to passenger segment has touched Rs 25,000 crore.

List of 19 more trains announced by Railway Minister

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 19:26

Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Wednesday announced introduction of 19 new train services, extension of three and increase in frequency of five trains acceding to demands of MPs.

Bansal announces 19 more trains; LS passes Rail Budget 2013

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 17:38

Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Wednesday announced introduction of 19 new train services, extension of three and increase in frequency of five trains acceding to demands of MPs.

Rail journey to cost more; Bansal hints at further surcharge hike on bookings

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 15:50

Replying to a debate on the Rail Budget 2013-14 in the Lok Sabha amid a walkout by Opposition parties, Bansal also invited investments from corporates to improve amenities at railway stations.

Chandigarh Shatabdi to have first Anubhuti coach

Last Updated: Sunday, March 03, 2013, 10:55

Chandigarh Shatabdi will be the first train to have "Anubhuti" coaches, the special AC luxury class proposed in this year's rail budget, providing higher travel comfort to passengers.

Rail rokos, dharnas in Odisha against rail budget

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 23:08

Alleging negligence towards Odisha in the rail budget, workers and leaders of different political parties including ruling BJD staged rail rokos and dharnas at railway stations across the state Wednesday.

Rail Budget 2013: "Anubhuti" ticket to cost more than AC 1 Class in Shatabdi

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 21:07

Travelling in "Anubhuti" coach, the special AC luxury class proposed in this year's rail budget, will be one and half times costlier than the First AC Executive Class in Shatabdi trains.

Rail Budget 2013: Hike in rail freight charges expected to have negative impact

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 17:47

The proposed 5.79 percent hike in rail freight charges is expected to have a negative impact on the margins of the cement industry besides, increasing the cost by up to Rs 4 per bag, according to research firm India Ratings.

Rail budget disappoints passenger associations

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 22:39

Railway passenger associations in Mumbai expressed anger and disappointment at the Rail Budget presented in Parliament Tuesday.

Railway Budget 2013: Passengers give mixed reactions to Rail Budget

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 22:37

Passengers on Tuesday gave mixed reactions to the Rail Budget with a section welcoming it as there was no fare hike and others expressing unhappiness over trains not being announced to their home towns.

Rail Budget 2013: How it will hit Aam Aadmi’s pocket

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 22:16

There are subtle but substantial charges in Rail Budget 2013 which will definitely translate into costlier rail services.

Railway Budget 2013: Iron ore export ban hits Railways freight earnings

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 21:50

Ban on iron ore exports from Karnataka and Goa has significantly impacted Indian Railways' freight revenue from the segment, and it has projected just about 3.77 percent growth in income from the movement of the mineral in 2013-14.