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NDA ally RPI(A) demands cut in rail fares

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 21:35

Government should consider reducing the rail passenger fares as they were on the higher side, an NDA constituent said in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday.

HC to hear MMRDA`s appeal on Metro rail fares on July 7

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 17:12

Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA) has challenged in the Bombay High Court an order of its single-judge bench holding that the state government agency had no right to decide the fare of the Mumbai Metro rail which connects Versova in the west to Ghatkopar in the east.

Train travel to be costlier from Wednesday

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 18:01

Travel by train will be costlier from Wednesday as the hike of 14.2 percent in passenger fares will come into effect.

Rail fare hike was inevitable: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 19:39

He said the decision was taken by the United Progressive Alliance government in the interim budget in February.

Rail travel to be costlier; passenger fare hiked by 14.2%

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 16:58

Railway minister has hiked the passenger fares by 14.2 percent effective from midnight tonight.

Rail Budget 2014: Not competing in populist measures, says Kharge

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 19:35

After presenting his first railway budget, Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday said he was not for populism but wanted to be "realistic" to ensure that the national transporter thrives for the people of the country.

Railway Budget 2014: Bold reforms, tariff authority proposed

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 19:16

The Rail Budget 2014 Budget proposed introduction of 18 new premium trains, 38 express trains and 5 passenger trains.

Cabinet puts off Rail Tariff Authority proposal

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 17:37

Union Cabinet on Wednesday put off a proposal to constitute a Rail Tariff Authority (RTA) which is meant to advise the Railway Ministry on fares, an important reform measure for the cash-strapped public transport system.

Cabinet approves rail tariff authority for fares

Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 21:40

According to the sources, the Rail Tariff Authority will decide freight rates and passenger fares for the national transporter.

No hike in rail fares this year: Kharge

Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 21:07

There would be no increase in train fares during the 2013-14 fiscal despite rising diesel price, Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge said Monday.

Railways to decide on possible passenger fare hike in October

Last Updated: Saturday, March 23, 2013, 14:16

A decision on possible hike in passenger fares will be taken by the Railways in October when it will review the fuel adjustment component (FAC) in the wake of rising fuel and energy cost.

BJP demands roll back of rail passenger fare hike

Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 19:22

Accusing the government of raising rail fares through back door, the Opposition on Thursday demanded 21 per cent roll back of the passenger fare hike announced ahead of the rail budget.