Railways’ Diwali Gift For Passengers! Avail Train Tickets At Cheaper Rates Now

New Delhi: In what could be a special gift for the lakhs of railway passengers this festive season,the Indian Railways has decided to completely remove flexi fares from trains with less than 50 per cent occupancy.

The reduction of Flexi Fares is going to benefit both the passengers that can now avail tickets at cheaper rates, as well the Railways that will see a surge in demand and occupancy.

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal through a tweet mentioned, “As a gift to passengers this festive season, Railways has decided to reduce Flexi Fares from 1.5 to 1.4 times the base ticket fare, and to completely remove Flexi Fares from trains with less than 50% occupancy.”

Not only this, he tagged it as a Win-Win Situation. “The reduction of Flexi Fares is going to benefit both the passengers that can now avail tickets at cheaper rates, as well the Railways that will see a surge in demand and occupancy,” he said in another tweet.