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No rail fare hike for suburban commuters travelling up to 80 km

Jun 25, 2014

No rail fare hike for suburban commuters travelling up to 80 km

In a relief for suburban commuters in Mumbai local trains, the Railways have decided not to increase fares for the first 80 kms for those travelling in the 2nd class. #NewsTracker #railway fare hike #train #Mumbai Local #suburban commuters #2nd class #1st class
Two PILs filed in Bombay HC challenge rail fare hike

Jun 23, 2014

Two PILs filed in Bombay HC challenge rail fare hike

Two PILs filed in the Bombay High Court have challenged the steep hike in suburban railway fares announced by the Centre last week. #Mumbai Local #suburban railways in Mumbai #NewsTracker railway fare hike
Railway fare hike does Mumbai local commuters no favours

Jun 23, 2014

Railway fare hike does Mumbai local commuters no favours

Already hit hard by the poor and inefficient services, the woes of the suburban rail commuters in the metropolis are going to be compounded further with the season ticket rates going up by more than double across classes. #NewsTracker #railway fare hike #Mumbai Local #suburban railways in Mumbai
The unfinished Railway agenda: Why fare, freight hikes cannot be the norm

Jun 21, 2014

The unfinished Railway agenda: Why fare, freight hikes cannot be the norm

The railway fare and freight hike was warranted, but future increases must be few and far between, with cost increases being met through higher productivity. #Narendra Modi #Privatisation #Sadananda Gowda #productivity #Railway fares #Freight Hike #Railway Budget 2014-15
BJP defends railway fare hike, puts blame on UPA

Jun 21, 2014

BJP defends railway fare hike, puts blame on UPA

BJP today sought to defend the government's decision to hike both passenger fares and freight rates saying it has only implemented what the previous government proposed and got approved in the interim budget. #UPA #BJP #NewsTracker #NDA #railway fare hike

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BJP defends railway fare hike, puts blame on UPA

Jul 17, 2014

LIRR pact a fair compromise for all

A Long Island Rail Road strike that would have made life a living hell for tens of thousands of NYC residents was averted Thursday with a deal that handed neither side a sweeping victory. So no one gets carte blanche on barroom bragging rights -- whi... #MTA #Long Island Rail Road #Andrew Cuomo #LIRR #Long Island, NY #Queens, NY
BJP defends railway fare hike, puts blame on UPA

Jul 17, 2014

Editorial: What MTA should seek in next LIRR talks

In averting a strike nobody wanted, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Long Island Rail Road's unions agreed to a deal that didn't give either side everything it wanted. That's a pretty good sign that the tentative pact MTA chairman Th... #MTA #Long Island Rail Road #Andrew Cuomo #LIRR #Metropolitan Transportation Authority
BJP defends railway fare hike, puts blame on UPA

Jun 23, 2014

Seeking rollback, BJP and Sena MPs from Maharashtra to meet Gowda

Political pressure is mounting on the Railways to roll back the fare hike, especially for local trains, notably in Mumbai, where the BJP ally, Shiv Sena has openly criticised the government for the revision of fares... #Bharatiya Janata Party #Mumbai #Shiv Sena