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Apr 18, 2016 at 18:12 | Source: PTI
On the fourth day of odd-even scheme run by Delhi government, passengers faced difficulties in booking cabs as the platform showed fares to be as high as 5 times than the normal fare.
Feb 25, 2016 at 22:18 | Source: PTI
"The rail budget does not envisage an increase in passenger fares or freight, however earnings from various segments are forecast to grow by an average of 10-12 percent, thus leaving the door open for fare hikes during the year itself," India Ratings said in a note.
Feb 25, 2016 at 21:33 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Railway Minister kept passenger fares and freight rates unchanged but proposed to set up a tariff regulator in a bid to keep fares dynamic.
Feb 25, 2016 at 15:00 | Source: PTI
Hailing the Rail Budget 2016-16 as "passenger-centric" as it entails no fare hike, Modi said it will play an important role in the country's rejuvenation.
Feb 25, 2016 at 13:50 | Source: PTI
Presenting his second Budget in the Lok Sabha, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu promised rationalising of the tariff structure by undertaking a review to evolve competitive rates vis-a-vis other modes of transport and to expand the freight basket as a means of additional revenue mobilisation.
Feb 24, 2016 at 07:36 | Source: PTI
"There is lack of political will to raise passenger fares even though the reluctance is not shared by passengers, who would be willing to pay more provided the hike is accompanied by better services including timely arrival of trains, cleanliness at stations, safety and improvement in food," the chamber said a memorandum to the Railway Minister.
Dec 30, 2015 at 07:50 | Source: PTI
The promotional offers are New Year Special and Lucky First. Under the New Year Special offer, passengers will get an all-inclusive one-way fare of Rs 5,016 for travel between the metros on flights departing between 8 pm on December 31, and 8 am on January 1, the national carrier said in a statement.
Dec 23, 2015 at 10:30 | Source: PTI
The hike is more for the AC class segment while the Second Class Tatkal charges remain unchanged. In AC-2 a passenger has to pay Rs 400 now as against the earlier rate of Rs 300 in minimum Tatkal charges and Rs 500 as maximum charge against Rs 400 earlier.
Nov 18, 2015 at 10:46 | Source: PTI
The platform ticket price was revised from Rs 5 to Rs 10 in April this year as proposed in the rail budget with a view to control the rush on platforms.
Oct 19, 2015 at 20:59 | Source: PTI
The airline said that, for the present offer, each passenger is only allowed one piece of carry-on cabin baggage weighing no more than 7kg and which must be within the 36cm (h) x 23cm (w) x 56cm (l) dimensions.
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nimbagal

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Suzlon Energy  

Reform Measures Proposal to restructure Railway Board Aim to become the largest freight carrier in the world To complete all ongoing projects Trains, Fare & Tracks FY15 passenger fare revenue pegged at Rs 44,600 crore To introduce 6 AC, 27 Express trains in FY15 First bullet trains to run

2.58 PM Jul 8th 2014

rangahdemat

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Budget  

Do not for a moment forget that even after `the steep hikes in passenger fares` the Indian Railways are still the cheapest in the world! Even if we have to modernize the basic facilities there is a cost involved and this has to recovered.

2.48 PM Jul 8th 2014

vihnet

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Budget  

It`s a good beginning, at least. However, rather than rolling back passenger fare hikes, the Govt. could have hiked the fares marginally and given a stiffer hike to higher classes - i.e. First, First AC, II AC, III tier AC, etc., since most of these are funded by the companies and would not have

11.38 AM Jul 8th 2014

hande

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Budget  

With passenger fare hike of 25% definitely will put the railways on the track but at the same time it will also put passengers on the track as well

11.35 AM Jul 8th 2014

R Jagannathan

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Why Modi should get Sadananda Gowda to junk his rail budget speech One of the criticisms levelled against Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda, who announced a big increase in passenger fares (14.2 percent) and freight (6.5 percent), is that it was some kind of disrespect for parliament, when a rail

11.23 AM Jul 8th 2014

Firstpost

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Source:FirstPost - New Delhi: Having done a pre-budget hike of 14.2 percent in passenger fares and raised freight rates, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda`s maiden budget is likely to adopt a realistic approach in announcing new trains, lines and survey in view of the cash crunch of Rs 26,000 crore

2.23 PM Jul 7th 2014

nicknamecha
nged6981

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Rei Agro  

decisions by the Narendra Modi-led government may spoil the mood on Dalal Street." In a major decision, the Railways Ministry last week announced an across-the-board hike of 14.2% in passenger fares and 6.5% in freight rates. The decision met some stiff resistance and finally the government partially

6.53 PM Jun 29th 2014

R Jagannathan

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be a hike in rail passenger fares and freight. And we can expect major reforms on public private partnerships (PPPs) and foreign direct investments (FDI), among other areas. In an interview to The Economic Times, Gowda was asked whether he would raise fares and freight, and his answer was “certainly

10.27 AM Jun 17th 2014

Mukkunden

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Economy  

Yes. Some concrete steps needed to correct the economy and take the country in a right direction. For the past ten years only votebank measures were taken because of coalition pressure. Even the earlier government was not able to raise train passenger fare by Rs.10/- per ticket, which

11.52 AM Jun 16th 2014

Santosh Nair

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Market Outlook - Short Term  

near term trigger for the market. The Railway Budget was a tame affair with no increase in both freight and passenger fares, and the market is not expecting any surprises from the Finance Minister either. Small and mid cap shares were out of favour this week, with the respective indices

6.16 PM Feb 14th 2014

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