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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.

Another rail fare hike soon?

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.

Another rail fare hike soon?

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.

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

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.

Plan panel favours Rail Tribunal over Ministry to fix passenger fares

Last Updated: Sunday, April 08, 2012, 10:25

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.