passenger fares

Indian Railways hikes basic passenger fares effective from January 1, 2020

According to an order issued by the Railways, the fares of suburban sections and those of season ticket holders will remain unchanged, while ordinary non-AC, non-suburban, mail and express non-AC and AC fares have been hiked.

Dec 31, 2019, 20:40 PM IST

Indian Railways may hike passenger fares by 15 to 20 per cent

As per the plan, the passenger fares will be increased while the freight fares will be marginally decreased to compete with the road transport sector.

Dec 26, 2019, 18:00 PM IST

Rail Budget 2016: Suresh Prabhu likely to hike passenger fares by up to 10%

The proposal is being considered against the backdrop of a decline in both passenger and freight earnings and the additional burden of Rs 32,000 cr towards implementing the 7th pay commission recommendations.

Feb 10, 2016, 18:49 PM IST

Rail Budget 2015: No fare hikes; Govt to install CCTVs for women's safety

Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu spared passengers from any hike in fares but made changes in freight rates to rake in more money while ruling out privatisation.

Feb 26, 2015, 14:55 PM IST

Rail stocks rally on hike in passenger fare, freight rates

Shares of companies engaged in railways-related businesses Monday rallied on the back of a hike in passenger fares and freight rates to improve finances of Indian Railways.

Jun 23, 2014, 12:49 PM IST

India Inc gives thumbs up to Rail Budget 2014

India Inc on Wednesday said the government's focus on modernisation and expansion of the country's vast rail network without touching passenger fares and freight rates was a step in the right direction.

Feb 12, 2014, 18:03 PM IST

No further fare hike till next rail budget: CRB Chairman

After increase in passenger fares twice in the current financial year, railways on Wednesday ruled out any fresh hike till the next rail budget in July.

Oct 23, 2013, 20:24 PM IST

Another round of 2% train fare hike from Oct 7

While the passenger fare hike would be effected from October 7, a parallel hike of about 2 percent in freight would also be revised from October 10 under the fuel adjustment component.

Oct 04, 2013, 14:22 PM IST

Rail Budget 2013: How it will hit Aam Aadmi’s pocket

There are subtle but substantial charges in Rail Budget 2013 which will definitely translate into costlier rail services.

Feb 26, 2013, 18:27 PM IST

Trivedi pays for hiking passenger fares

Dinesh Trivedi paid for his
adventurous decision to raise passenger fares in the Railway
Budget 2012-13.

Mar 18, 2012, 21:59 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