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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
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
Jaya urges Modi to roll back railway passenger fare hike

Jun 20, 2014

Jaya urges Modi to roll back railway passenger fare hike

"I appeal to the Prime Minister to roll back the hike considering the welfare of the poor and the middle class people," Jayalalithaa said. #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #J. Jayalalithaa #railway fare hike #passenger fare #freight tariff

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Jaya urges Modi to roll back railway passenger fare hike

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
Jaya urges Modi to roll back railway passenger fare hike

Jun 24, 2014

How the fare hike can revive Railways

At the same time, the follow-up reforms must be thorough. However, even as one welcomes the priorities that underline the move, it is necessary to sound a note of caution... #Bharatiya Janata Party #Mumbai #Shiv Sena
Jaya urges Modi to roll back railway passenger fare hike

Jun 25, 2014

Six reasons why NDA rolled back fare hike decision for Mumbai locals

After mounting pressure on the Narendra Modi government over rail fare hike, the railways announced that the hike in rail fares will not apply to second class suburban trains for travel up to 80 km... #Narendra Modi #Mumbai