Indian Railways has made it clear that no proposal to increase passenger fares is being considered.
News of increase in fares on Indian Railways: Is the journey of Indian Railways going to be expensive? Following some media reports, such rumors were spread that Indian Railways was preparing to increase train fares. However, the statement issued by the Railways about these reports is going to give relief. Indian Railways has made it clear that no proposal to increase passenger fares is being considered. Read more – IRCTC / Indian Railways: Bus service is available if there are no seats on the train, book the seat here
On Monday, the Railways issued a statement saying, “A report has been published in several sections of the media on the possibility of an increase in passenger fares. This news is baseless and has no true basis. No proposal for rent increase is being considered. The media is advised not to publish any such report. Read more – Indian Railways / IRCTC Latest Update: All these trains have been canceled till January 6, see list
Earlier, the Indian Railways had denied reports of fare hikes during the festive season. In October, it was reported by the Railways that fares for special trains running during the festive season and other demand seasons are usually higher than normal trains. Read more – Indian Railways made history, built the world’s first hospital train, see photo
Let us know that even in the ongoing corona crisis in the country, a limited number of trains are running on the tracks. It was feared that in the Corona era the railways could raise fares for losses. But it is clear from the latest statement that the railways is not considering raising fares.