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A look at how the hike in rail fares will pinch your pocket

Wednesday, 9 January 2013 - 10:13pm IST Updated: Wednesday, 9 January 2013 - 10:14pm IST | Place: New Delhi | Agency: PTI
A passenger travelling to Thiruvananthapuram from New Delhi on a Mail or an Express train in Sleeper Class will now have to shell out an extra Rs186.

A passenger travelling to Thiruvananthapuram from New Delhi on a Mail or an Express train in Sleeper Class will now have to shell out an extra Rs186.

Similarly, a passenger travelling by the same train on an AC Three Tier ticket will have to pay an extra Rs312, according to the hike in passenger fares announced by the Railway Ministry today.

A Sleeper Class ticket on a Mail or Express train between New Delhi and Thiruvananthapuram which used to cost Rs559 will cost Rs745 from midnight of January 21. Similarly, an AC Three Tier ticket in the same train which costs Rs1573 will now cost Rs1885.

An AC Three Tier ticket on a Rajdhani Express between New Delhi and Ernaculum, which used to cost Rs1,804, will now come at Rs2,156, a hike of Rs352.

A New Delhi-Patna Sleeper Class ticket will now cost Rs385, a hike of Rs66. Similarly, Sleeper Class travel in a Mail/Express train between New Delhi and Mumbai Central will cost Rs465, a hike of Rs87.

An Express Train Sleeper Class ticket between New Delhi and Howrah (via Gaya) will now come at Rs475, following a hike of Rs89.

People travelling to Chennai Central from the national Capital on a Sleeper Class ticket in a Mail or Express train will have to pay Rs620, an extra Rs132.

A Sleeper Class ticket on a Mail/Express train between New Delhi and Guwahati (via Barauni) will cost Rs 590, following a hike of Rs122.

Same fare hike have been made applicable on AC Three Tier tickets, with a New Delhi-Patna ticket now costing Rs1,005, a hike of Rs106.

A travel to Mumbai Central from New Delhi on a AC Three Tier ticket on a Mail/Express train will now come at Rs1,205, following a hike of Rs140.


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