Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto meals to cost more from March 2020; travellers to pay high fares ranging from 3% to 9%
The tariff of food onboard Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains was last revised in 2013.
Railway increases meal prices onboard Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto; passengers in first-class AC to pay Rs 35 for a cup of tea
Railway ministry circular also said that rail catering services prices have been hiked keeping in consideration the requests received from IRCTC
IRCTC’s Vikalp Scheme increases your chances of getting a confirmed reservation for a waitlisted ticket
IRCTC's Vikalp scheme helps passengers get a confirmed seat in an alternate train if a waitlisted ticket doesn't make it to the confirmed list.
Train 18’s Delhi-Varanasi AC ticket to cost Rs 1,850 to Rs 3,520; Narendra Modi to flag off rail service on 15 Feb
Vande Bharat Express or Train 18's air-conditioned chair car ticket would cost Rs 1,850 for a Delhi to Varanasi trip
India's fastest train, Train 18 to begin operations from January 2019, claim reports; likely to run from Delhi to Varanasi
Train 18, India's fastest train, will begin operations in January 2019 at a curtailed speed of 130 kmph, sources said Thursday. Train 18, which is set to replace the Shatabdi series, has the potential to run between 160 kmph to 200 kmph. At trials, it breached the 180-kmph mark.
Railways not to roll back flexi-fare scheme; only applicable in 1.5% of mail, express trains, say official
Under 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.
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
Airline-like meals on board Indian Railways from July; to be introduced on premium trains like Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto
The Railways provides 12 lakh meals per day, 10 lakh of which is served onboard trains.
Indian Railways to deliver gold-standard coaches meant for Rajdhani and Shatabdi to trains 'patronised by poor'
The Railways will now deliver gold-standard coaches, meant for Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains, to trains "patronised by the poorest of the poor"
Railways is exploring various options to fund the installation of the CCTV surveillance systems — and may even raise resources from the market if needed.
Railways upgrade 48 trains to superfast category, raise fares, increase speed by 5 km/ hr; no new amenities
Passengers 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.
The system would be formally launched on the Mumbai Rajdhani in a couple of weeks, IRCTC chief spokesperson Pinakin Morawala said.
The scheme, which officials say will be continuously reviewed, saw a revision last December after the Railways took note of vacant seats in such trains.
Indian Railways to upgrade service, on-board entertainment on Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains for festive season
Trolley service for catering, polite uniformed staff and on-board entertainment are some of the changes slated to be introduced in Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains
Named '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.
On long-haul sectors such as Mumbai-Delhi and Delhi-Sealdah, the Rajdhanis have been beaten by airlines.
Make no mistake about it, Union railways minister Suresh Prabhu's attempt to introduce 'surge pricing' on some premium trains on the pretext of emulating the aviation sector is plain loot and misuse
The rationale, reform focus behind the decision of the railways in experimenting with a fare hike in select trains is good. Critics should look at the larger picture and refrain from overreacting
It remains to be seen whether the railways will be able to meet the targeted Rs 500 crore revenue from this much-resented system
Passengers travelling by Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains will have to shell out between 10 and 50 percent more under a dynamic surge pricing system to be introduced from 9 September, aimed at raking in Rs 500 crore more during the current financial year.