Indian Railways Announces Fare Hike From 1st Jan
Tuesday,31 December 2019 06:41 PM IST
New Delhi: On New Year's eve, according to an order issued on Tuesday, the railways declared a hike through their network, excluding suburban trains, effective from 1 January 2020. While suburban fares remain unchanged, ordinary non-AC, non-suburban fares hiked by 1 paise per km of journey.The railways also announced a two paise/km hike in fares of mail/express non-AC trains and four paise/km hike in the fares of AC classes. Premium trains like Shatabdi, Rajdhani and Duronto trains are included in the fare hike. There will be no change in the booking fee and superfast rate, according to the order, and the increase in tariffs will not apply to tickets already reserved.