Would urge PM to roll back rail fare hike: Uddhav Thackeray

Terming the train fare hike as "shocking", Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray today said he will speak to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and request him to roll it back.

Passengers to pay revised fares

Railways, which hiked passenger fares by 14.2 per cent from June 25, on Friday said those who have purchased tickets earlier at pre-revised rates, will have to pay the differences either at booking offices or in trains.

`Rail fare hike inevitable, to have some impact on inflation`

Terming the rail passenger fare and freight hike "inevitable", experts today said it will have some impact on price rise as it will increase transportation cost.

Sadananda Gowda clarifies Modi govt`s move to hike rail passenger fare

After the hike in railway passenger fare by 14 percent, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda clarified the move by the Central government saying he was forced to implement the order of interim budget which was done by the previous government.

Rail Minister hints at passenger fare hike

Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Thursday hinted at a hike in passenger fare as he asked Parliamentarians to be "realistic" if they want the railways to move forward.

New Railway Ministers not averse to passenger fare hike

With the Ministry coming into its fold after a gap of 16 years, Congress Ministers incharge of Railways gave enough hint of taking up reform including hike in fares which its former ally TMC had strongly opposed.

BSP, AIADMK, Left want rollback of fare hike

Members belonging to BSP, AIADMK, and Left parties made a strong demand that the hike in passenger fares announced in the Rail Budget be withdrawn.