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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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anr07

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festive season has been really good for VRL, steep bus passenger fares have given good gains, expect it to touch 400 levels in medium term.

10.32 PM Oct 22nd

padmanabhan
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trains to their home constituency, forget their commercial viability. All this largessse without raising passenger fares ! This pernicious practice ensured that the Railways had no money for investment even to maintain rolling stock in working condition. By merging the Railway budget with the general

6.12 PM Sep 21st

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Mamata Banerji may not be a power source this time as the passenger fare increases could be sustained even with her opposition and in a similar way,freight,diesel surcharge etc could be hiked without much opposition from her. However it would be time to consider establishment of power generating

8.36 PM Feb 10th 2013

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Source:Economic Times - NEW DELHI: With the rise in diesel price putting an additional burden of Rs 3,300 crores on Railways, its Minister PK Bansal today did not rule out another round of hike in passenger fares.

12.52 PM Feb 8th 2013

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Source:The Hindu BusinessLine - New Delhi, Jan 21: Rail fares in all classes will be costlier from tomorrow. The Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal had announced about 21 per cent hike in passenger fares with an aim to mop up additional revenue of Rs 6,600 crore in a year. According to him

3.04 PM Jan 22nd 2013

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Source:Business Standard - With oil market companies deciding to sell diesel at market price to bulk consumers, state-run transport corporations across the country will be under pressure. They will either have to increase passenger fares or bear the additional burden, if state governments do

12.23 PM Jan 21st 2013

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.11/- per litre of increase in diesel prices, will have no leeway but to increase the passengers fares VERY STEEPLY.

10.08 PM Jan 17th 2013

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Dear Lakshmana, Happy Mary Xmas to you. You see, regardless whether there is hike in passenger fare, or a hand shake with plenty of assets and the proceeds therefrom, until each and every functionary from the top rung of railways to the lowest ebb, is accountable, transparent in its working

7.28 PM Dec 25th 2012

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and burgeoning expenses, there would be logic in accepting, if not more, marginal increase in passenger fare and freight charges. The raise has to be seen in totality and not in isolation ;public wrath,uneasiness or aggression. Tilak R Sharma 25th Dec 2012*

1.01 PM Dec 25th 2012

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Yes.It is time for Railways to double passenger fares, otherwise we will see a total disintegration of this great institution.Provide better quality service and people will happily pay for it.There should not be a very huge margin of difference between bus and train fares.Railways should think how

10.54 AM Dec 25th 2012

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