Railways Clarifies On Hike In Rail Passenger Fare, Know Details
New Delhi: Amid utter confusion over hike in rail passenger fare during the festival season, the Ministry of Railways has reportedly rubbished some news reports in this regard terming them erroneous and misleading.
The Railways has said that as per rules, the fare for special trains running during peak demand seasons like festival season and summer holiday seasons is different in comparison to those which run during off-seasons.
The fare of special trains is higher than regular mail or express time-tables trains, reported ANI quoting the Railways.
News regarding hike in rail passenger fare during festival season is misleading & erroneous. As per rules, fare for special trains run during peak demand seasons like festival season, summer holiday season is different&higher than regular mail/express time-tabled trains: Railways
— ANI (@ANI) October 21, 2020