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

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

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.

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

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.

Won’t allow hike in passenger fares: Mamata

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

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

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

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

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.

Railways considering 8-12% hike in passenger fares

Railways is exploring the possibility of increasing passenger fares to tide over its financial problems and improve safety-related infrastructure.