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Rajdhani, Duronto, Shatabdi train fares to be hiked from today

Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 12:27

Passengers will have to shell out more for travelling in Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains from Thursday as Railways has increased catering charges in these premier trains by about two to four percent.

Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto fares go up from Thursday

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 15:19

Passengers will have to shell out more for travelling in Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains from Thursday as Railways has increased catering charges in these premier trains by about two to four percent.

Jayalalithaa demands rollback of railway fares

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 13:52

Describing the revision of railway fares as unjustifiable, Jayalalithaa on Sunday said the latest proposal would put an additional financial burden of about Rs 1,150 crore on the people and demanded its immediate `rollback`.

New Delhi station can be made a world class station: Bansal

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 15:06

Citing an example, the minister said, New Delhi railway station can be converted into a world class station with airport-like facilities, if there is a public-private partnership.

Rs 20 hike in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto fares likely

Last Updated: Sunday, January 27, 2013, 09:47

"It will be a minor hike ranging between Rs 15 and Rs 20 for Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto passengers after the revision of catering charges of the premier trains," a top Railway official involved with the decision making process said.

Railway unions endorse fare hike, but passengers unhappy

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 09, 2013, 21:24

Railway trade unions on Wednesday welcomed the decision to hike fares of all classes from midnight of January 21, but passengers expressed dismay.

Rail Minister hints at passenger fare hike

Last Updated: Thursday, November 29, 2012, 16:11

Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Thursday hinted at a hike in passenger fare as he asked Parliamentarians to be "realistic" if they want the railways to move forward.

Won’t allow hike in passenger fares: Mamata

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 18:18

Expressing her anguish over the unexpected hike in passenger fares announced in Rail Budget 2012-13 by Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi, Trinamool Congress (TMC) president Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said she is not in favour of the hike.

Indian Railways losing steam with freeze on fare hikes

Last Updated: Sunday, February 12, 2012, 13:06

With passenger fares on a freeze for years and little money to expand the world's second largest railroad network under a single management, Minister Dinesh Trivedi has an unenviable task when he presents the annual Railway Budget March 14.

Railways may hike travel fare of AC class

Last Updated: Sunday, January 29, 2012, 22:42

The Railways appears to have firmed up plans to raise passenger fares in AC classes in face of depleting financial resources and little options available to generate funds.

Railway panel for one-time hike of 25% in fares

Last Updated: Monday, January 23, 2012, 10:00

A committee on rail modernisation chaired by advisor to the Prime Minister, Sam Pitroda has given the recommendation of linking all Railway fares to inflation and go for one time hike of 25 percent.

Brace for rail fare hike; air travel costlier too

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 08, 2011, 16:03

In more bad news for the aam admi, the government indicated on Tuesday that a revision of passenger rail fares is on cards. Moreover, domestic air travel has also become costly by as much as 15-20% in the festive season.