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Aug 22, 2018
Railways not to roll back flexi-fare scheme; only applicable in 1.5% of mail, express trains, say officialUnder the flexi-fare scheme, applicable in premium trains such as Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi, the base fare increases by 10 percent with every 10 percent of berths sold, subject to a prescribed maximum limit.
Jul 21, 2018
Higher flexi-fares in Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto will 'force' passengers to opt for airlines, warns CAG to RailwaysA comparison with air fare for 13 sectors showed that travelling in aeroplane was cheaper than using the Railways for a large number of routes
May 12, 2018
Airline-like meals on board Indian Railways from July; to be introduced on premium trains like Rajdhani, Shatabdi, DurontoThe Railways provides 12 lakh meals per day, 10 lakh of which is served onboard trains.
Jan 22, 2018
Indian Railways planning to install 12 lakh CCTV cameras at 8,500 railway stations across IndiaRailways is exploring various options to fund the installation of the CCTV surveillance systems — and may even raise resources from the market if needed.
Nov 06, 2017
Railways upgrade 48 trains to superfast category, raise fares, increase speed by 5 km/ hr; no new amenitiesPassengers will have to shell out Rs 30 more for sleeper, Rs 45 for second and third AC and Rs 75 for first AC class as superfast charges.
Oct 31, 2017
Indian Railways announces new timetable for 500 trains in order to cut travel time; halt time reduced from 1 NovIn order to reduce the running time of close to 500 trains across zones, the Indian Railways recently announced a new timetable which will be applicable from 1 November.
Sep 15, 2017
Indian Railways to use tablets to take feedback on food served on premium trainsThe system would be formally launched on the Mumbai Rajdhani in a couple of weeks, IRCTC chief spokesperson Pinakin Morawala said.
Aug 07, 2017
Flexi fare scheme: Railways earns additional revenue of Rs 540 cr, no plans to discontinue itThe scheme, which officials say will be continuously reviewed, saw a revision last December after the Railways took note of vacant seats in such trains.
Mar 22, 2017
Railways' new scheme: You may get to travel Rajdhani, Shatabdi at ordinary express fare from AprilNamed 'Vikalp' or alternative, the scheme aims to utilise vacant berths in many premier trains including Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto and other special ones such as Suvidha trains in all major routes.
Sep 09, 2016
Mr Railway Minister, this feels like extortion; why not have a small hike across the board?It takes political courage to hike passenger fares. Since Suresh Prabhu has proved, like PM Narendra Modi, that he is not averse to taking risks, he should have gone for hike for all classes in all trains.