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Train travel to cost more from today

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 09:45

The revised fares will also apply to tickets issued in advance for journey to commence on or after October 7.

Train journey to cost more from today

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 13:03

Passengers will have to shell out Rs 95 more for travelling to Bangalore from Delhi in AC First Class in Rajdhani as Railways has increased the fare by about 2 percent for all classes, including Sleeper and AC, from Monday.

Train tickets to cost more from April 1

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 19:41

Cancellation and clerkage charges will also be hiked from that date.

Railway Budget 2013: Railway stocks derail, see losses of up to 16%

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 18:40

Share prices of companies that cater to the railway sector like Stone India, Kernex Microsystems and Kalindee Rail tanked by as much as 16 percent in the absence of big ticket announcements in the Rail Budget on Tuesday.

Rail Budget 2013: Rail freight rate hike to push up foodgrain, LPG prices

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 18:22

Railway freight rate was on Tuesday hiked by nearly 6 percent across the board, which is likely to result in higher prices of foodgrain, diesel and LPG.

Railway Budget 2013: Arunachal to get first rail line this year, says Pawan Bansal

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 18:03

In an apparent response to China bettering its transport infrastructure along its western frontiers, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Tuesday announced that Arunachal Pradesh will get its first rail line this year.

Rail Budget 2013: 'Rail budget disappointing for suburban commuters'

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 17:55

"The suburban commuters had a lot of expectations from Union Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal. But his budget has been disappointing in many ways," National Railway Users' Consultative Committee member Subhash Gupta said.

Rail Budget 2013: Rail freight hike to fuel inflationary pressure, says economists

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 17:52

Over 5 percent increase in railway freight on all major commodities like foodgrains, petroleum products and fertiliser will fuel inflationary pressure, say economists.

Rail Budget 2013: SIDELIGHTS

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 17:26

Pawan Kumar Bansal's maiden railway budget appeared to have been shown the red signal by allies and supporting parties if the uproar in the Lok Sabha was an indication.

Rail Budget 2013: Rail freight hike on coal may increase electricity tariffs

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 17:07

The proposed increase in coal freight rate by 5.7 percent in the Railway Budget 2013-14 on Tuesday will have no effect on the coal sector but may lead to a marginal increase in the electricity tariffs.

Rail Budget 2013: Freight rates hiked by 5.8%, passenger charges also up

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 16:55

Continuing efforts to clean up Railway finances, the Budget for 2013-14 on Tuesday effected an across-the-board 5.8 percent hike in freight charges to net in Rs 4,200 crore a year while raising passenger reservation and related charges to rake in an additional Rs 483 crore.

Rail Budget 2013: No passenger fare hike but freight rates, ticket charges up

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 16:51

Though the Railway Minister did not propose any increase in basic rail fares, the hike in reservation fees and supplementary charges will mean an increase of Rs 5 to Rs 25 in fares for all classes in superfast trains.