Higher flexi-fares in Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto will 'force' passengers to opt for airlines, warns CAG to Railways
A comparison with air fare for 13 sectors showed that travelling in aeroplane was cheaper than using the Railways for a large number of routes
IRCTC asks railway zones to deploy at least 10 POS machines in each train to provide bills for food items
IRCTC is the ticketing and catering arm of the Indian Railways.
Railways punctuality performance in 2017-18 was worse in comparison to the two financial years before that, with almost 30 percent of its trains running late
Indian Railways announces new timetable for 500 trains in order to cut travel time; halt time reduced from 1 Nov
In 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.
Brands will find prominence on trains as the railways have offered the inside and the outside of compartments for showcasing products.
Power crisis in Andhra Pradesh is a factor behind the cancellation of the trains, Railway sources said.
The fare hike which will come into effect from 10 October, is over and above the 2 percent train fare hike that has already been announced