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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.