Rail passenger fares

Passenger sends cheque of Rs 950 to Railways foregoing fare subsidy!

Passenger sends cheque of Rs 950 to Railways foregoing fare subsidy!

The Railways is in a fix over a cheque of Rs 950 sent by a passenger apparently to give up the subsidy borne by the government on the train fare between Jammu and Delhi.

Jun 28, 2017, 09:31 AM IST
Indian Railways needs massive investment, says Prabhu

Indian Railways needs massive investment, says Prabhu

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday said the need of the hour in the public transporter is massive investment and new technology without which Indian Railways will not go any further.

May 10, 2016, 16:11 PM IST
Rail Budget 2016: Key Highlights

Rail Budget 2016: Key Highlights

Know the key highlights of the Railway Budget 2016-17.

Feb 25, 2016, 14:32 PM IST
Rail Budget 2016: Suresh Prabhu likely to hike passenger fares by up to 10%

Rail Budget 2016: Suresh Prabhu likely to hike passenger fares by up to 10%

The proposal is being considered against the backdrop of a decline in both passenger and freight earnings and the additional burden of Rs 32,000 cr towards implementing the 7th pay commission recommendations.

Feb 10, 2016, 18:49 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke: Panel discussion on Prabhu's Rail Budget 2015

Presenting the first full-fledged Rail Budget of the Modi government for 2015-16, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu spared passengers from any hike in fares but made changes in freight rates to rake i

Feb 26, 2015, 18:45 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke: Panel discussion on Prabhu's Rail Budget 2015- Part II

Presenting the first full-fledged Rail Budget of the Modi government for 2015-16, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu spared passengers from any hike in fares but made changes in freight rates to rake i

Feb 26, 2015, 18:45 PM IST

2014 saw Prabhu's push to put Railways back on track

Reeling under cash and staff crunch, Railways saw reform-oriented Suresh Prabhu taking over charge of the ministry at the fag end of the year and seeking innovate ideas and futuristic vision to bail out the ailing PSU behemoth.

Dec 28, 2014, 09:53 AM IST

Railways to decide on possible passenger fare hike in October

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.

Mar 23, 2013, 14:16 PM IST

Another rail fare hike soon?

Railway minister last October, had announced about 21% hike in passenger fares across-the-board last month.

Feb 06, 2013, 10:31 AM IST

Rail fare hike comes into effect; focus on safety, amenities

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.

Jan 21, 2013, 09:20 AM IST

Plan panel favours Rail Tribunal over Ministry to fix passenger fares

In a move that would dilute the authority of Railways to fix passenger fares, a Planning Commission group has suggested giving the powers to decide tariffs to the Railways Rate Tribunal (RET), a quasi-judicial body which adjudicates freight disputes.

Apr 08, 2012, 10:25 AM IST