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HindustanTimes Sun,21 Dec 2014

A look at how the hike in rail fares will pinch your pocket

PTI  New Delhi, January 09, 2013
First Published: 21:01 IST(9/1/2013) | Last Updated: 21:03 IST(9/1/2013)

A passenger travelling to Thiruvananthapuram from New Delhi on a Mail or an Express train in Sleeper Class will now have to shell out an extra Rs. 186.

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Similarly, a passenger travelling by the same train on an AC Three Tier ticket will have to pay an extra Rs. 312, according to the hike in passenger fares announced by the railway ministry on Wednesday.

A Sleeper Class ticket on a Mail or Express train between New Delhi and Thiruvananthapuram which used to cost Rs. 559 will cost Rs. 745 from midnight of January 21. Similarly, an AC Three Tier ticket in the same train which costs Rs. 1573 will now cost Rs. 1885.

An AC Three Tier ticket on a Rajdhani Express between New Delhi and Ernaculum, which used to cost Rs. 1,804, will now come at Rs. 2,156, a hike of Rs. 352.

A New Delhi-Patna Sleeper Class ticket will now cost Rs. 385, a hike of Rs. 66. Similarly, Sleeper Class travel in a Mail/Express train between New Delhi and Mumbai Central will cost Rs. 465, a hike of Rs. 87.

An Express Train Sleeper Class ticket between New Delhi and Howrah (via Gaya) will now come at Rs. 475, following a hike of Rs. 89.

People travelling to Chennai Central from the national Capital on a Sleeper Class ticket in a Mail or Express train will have to pay Rs. 620, an extra Rs. 132.

A Sleeper Class ticket on a Mail/Express train between New Delhi and Guwahati (via Barauni) will cost Rs. 590, following a hike of Rs. 122.

Same fare hike have been made applicable on AC Three Tier tickets, with a New Delhi-Patna ticket now costing Rs. 1,005, a hike of Rs. 106.

A travel to Mumbai Central from New Delhi on a AC Three Tier ticket on a Mail/Express train will now come at Rs. 1,205, following a hike of Rs. 140.

Chennai Central to New Delhi ticket in AC Three Tier will now cost Rs. 1,595, after an fare revision of Rs. 221.

In Rajdhani Trains Mumbai Central-New Delhi ticket which costs Rs. 1,247 will now come for Rs. 1,450 a variation of Rs. 203.

Howrah-New Delhi travel in AC Three Tier on a Rajdhani will now come at Rs. 1,483 instead of Rs. 1,273, following a hike of Rs. 210.

A Rajdhani AC Three-Tier ticket to Dibrugarh in Assam from New Delhi will now cost Rs. 1,982 instead of Rs. 1,674.

In Shatabdi Express, an AC Chair Car ticket from New Delhi to Lucknow will cost Rs. 576 instead of Rs. 526, following a hike of Rs. 50.

Travelling to Bhopal from the national Capital on a Shatabdi will now cost Rs. 715, following a hike of Rs. 68.

Travelling on a Duronto Express in AC Three Tier between Mumbai and Howrah will now cost Rs. 1,561 instead of Rs. 1,373.

Similarly, a travel from Sealdah to New Delhi on an AC Three Tier ticket in Duronto will now cost Rs. 1,285, following a hike of Rs. 149.

A travel from Pune to Nizamuddin (Delhi) will be dearer by Rs. 150, as the ticket now will cost Rs. 1,311 instead of the present Rs. 1,161.


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