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Train fares increased from today: Here's how it will affect your pocket

The increased fare, however, is not applicable on suburban trains while they are applicable on mail/express non-AC trains, AC trains, and Rajdhani, Shatabdis. Here's how it will affect your pocket from today.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: January 01, 2020 11:55 IST
Indian Railways (Representational image)

Indian Railways (Representational image)

Indian Railways passengers will have to shed extra as a nationwide increase in basic fares will be applicable from today. The increased fare, however, is not applicable on suburban trains while they are applicable on mail/express non-AC train, AC trains, and Rajdhani, Shatabdis. 

The new rates are applicable from January 01, 2020 (today).

Here's how increased fares will affect your pocket from today 

  • Non-AC, non-suburban train fares increased by 1 paise per km 
  • Mail/express non-AC train fares increased by 2 paise per km
  • AC trains fares increased by 4 paise per km
  • Shatabdi, Rajdhani, Duronto fare increased by 4 paise per km

The last time train fares were increased was in 2014-2015 when a total of 14.2 percent hike was imposed on passenger trains and freight charges were increased by 6.5 percent.

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