Railway fares

Train fares seen rising in 2017 as Indian Railways mulls safety cess

Train fares seen rising in 2017 as Indian Railways mulls safety cess

Come 2017, Indian Railways is likely to raise fares in order to cough up sufficient resources for strengthening track and upgrading safety-related infrastructure.

Dec 11, 2016, 10:56 AM IST
Find out why 3rd AC Railways tickets turn steeper than flight tickets

Find out why 3rd AC Railways tickets turn steeper than flight tickets

: Railways ticket prices have shot through the roof this Diwali. If one travels without booking the ticket much in advance, one will have to shell out 3 to 5 times of the normal fare for the train journey.

Oct 28, 2016, 12:02 PM IST

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Feb 11, 2016, 10:19 AM IST
Railways to have independent mechanism to fix fares

Railways to have independent mechanism to fix fares

"We will have an institutional mechanism which will take into account the efficiency to decide passenger fare and freight rate," Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said Wednesday.

Nov 04, 2015, 21:51 PM IST

Jaya welcomes Rail Budget, against fuel price linked fares

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa Tuesday described the NDA government`s maiden Railway Budget as "fiscally responsible and bold" but urged the Centre to spare common man of the `previous government`s policy of fuel price linked fare increases`.

Jul 08, 2014, 15:42 PM IST

Narendra Modi`s new austerity drive: No new cars for NDA ministers

In yet another move to bring in austerity within his government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ordered all the ministers to refrain from buying new cars, reports said on Thursday.

Jun 26, 2014, 09:06 AM IST

Train passenger fares likely to be hiked

Railway Ministry is considering to propose a hike in passenger fares in the Rail Budget 2014-15 slated to be presented by Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda in the second week of next month.

Jun 16, 2014, 21:07 PM IST

Assocham asks for further hike in railway fares

Industry body Assocham on Tuesday asked the government to further raise the rail passenger fares of to finance the huge investments required for modernisation and safety of Indian Railways.

Jan 15, 2013, 14:23 PM IST

Bansal rules out any roll back of fare hike

Cash-strapped Railways on Wednesday announced about 25 percent passenger fare hike for all classes to be effective from January 22.

Jan 10, 2013, 20:04 PM IST

No hike in train fares: Trivedi

Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Friday ruled out a hike in train fares, saying a move to that effect was not a solution for improving the fiscal health of the country's largest public transporter.

Jan 13, 2012, 17:30 PM IST

Upper class train fares may go up

After the recent hike in freight rates by six percent, upper class train journey may also become costly with the Railways finalising plan to rationalise passenger fares to tide over its financial problems.

Oct 16, 2011, 16:28 PM IST

Rail journey may cost more; fares may get aligned with market rate

Common man braving the severe impact of price rise may soon face another blow in the form of higher freight and passenger fare if a proposal by the Railway Ministry is accepted.

Aug 20, 2011, 22:23 PM IST