Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 20:24
After increase in passenger fares twice in the current financial year, railways on Wednesday ruled out any fresh hike till the next rail budget in July.
Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 15:07
The ticket rates of Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains will go up further by about Rs 25 to Rs 27 with an upward revision in food tariff, a senior Railway Ministry official said.
Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 14:22
While the passenger fare hike would be effected from October 7, a parallel hike of about 2 percent in freight would also be revised from October 10 under the fuel adjustment component.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 15:02
A proposal to increase rail fare is under examination and a decision will be taken shortly, Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday said.
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.
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.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 07, 2013, 18:35
With the rise in diesel price putting an additional burden of Rs 3,300 crores on Railways, its Minister PK Bansal on Thursday did not rule out another round of hike in passenger fares.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013, 10:31
Railway minister last October, had announced about 21% hike in passenger fares across-the-board last month.
Last Updated: Monday, January 21, 2013, 09:20
The fare hike is expected to mop up an additional Rs 6,600 crore annually for the government. This is the first increase in rail fares in a decade's time as the last was during Nitish Kumar's tenure as railway minister.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 20:04
Cash-strapped Railways on Wednesday announced about 25 percent passenger fare hike for all classes to be effective from January 22.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 18:35
Chidambaram also sought to make light the opposition criticism of the decision saying it was fairgame for them to oppose the fare hike for the sake of opposition.
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