Railway Minister Announces increase in Rail Passenger Fares
Ministry of Railways has decided to increase the passenger fares with effective from the midnight of 21st January 2013 and 22nd January 2013 (i.e. w.e.f. 0000 hours of 22-1-2013). This decision was announced today i.e. on 9th January 2013, by Minister of Railways Shri Pawan Kumar Bansal at a Press Conference held in Rail Bhawan. Minister of State for Railways Shri. Kotla Jaya Surya Prakash Reddy and Railway Board Members were also present.
The fare increase, class-wise, is as per the following table: