How the Hike in Rail Fares Will Pinch Your Pocket

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 Rs 186.

Similarly, a passenger travelling by the same train on an AC Three Tier ticket will have to pay an extra Rs 312, 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 Rs 559 will cost Rs 745 from midnight of January 21. Similarly, an AC Three Tier ticket in the same train which costs Rs 1573 will now cost Rs 1885.

An AC Three Tier ticket on a Rajdhani Express between New Delhi and Ernaculum, which used to cost Rs 1,804, will now come at Rs 2,156, a hike of Rs 352.

A New Delhi-Patna Sleeper Class ticket will now cost Rs 385, a hike of Rs 66. Similarly, Sleeper Class travel in a Mail/Express train between New Delhi and Mumbai Central will cost Rs 465, a hike of Rs 87.

An Express Train Sleeper Class ticket between New Delhi and Howrah (via Gaya) will now come at Rs 475, following a hike of Rs 89.

People travelling to Chennai Central from the national Capital on a Sleeper Class ticket in a Mail or Express train will have to pay Rs 620, an extra Rs 132.

A Sleeper Class ticket on a Mail/Express train between New Delhi and Guwahati (via Barauni) will cost Rs 590, following a hike of Rs 122.

Same fare hike have been made applicable on AC Three Tier tickets, with a New Delhi-Patna ticket now costing Rs 1,005, a hike of Rs 106.

A travel to Mumbai Central from New Delhi on a AC Three Tier ticket on a Mail/Express train will now come at Rs 1,205, following a hike of Rs 140. 

Chennai Central to New Delhi ticket in AC Three Tier will now cost Rs 1,595, after an fare revision of Rs 221.

In Rajdhani Trains Mumbai Central-New Delhi ticket which costs Rs 1,247 will now come for Rs 1,450 a variation of Rs 203.

Howrah-New Delhi travel in AC Three Tier on a Rajdhani will now come at Rs 1,483 instead of Rs 1,273, following a hike of Rs 210.

A Rajdhani AC Three-Tier ticket to Dibrugarh in Assam from New Delhi will now cost Rs 1,982 instead of Rs 1,674.

In Shatabdi Express, an AC Chair Car ticket from New Delhi to Lucknow will cost Rs 576 instead of Rs 526, following a hike of Rs 50.

Travelling to Bhopal from the national Capital on a Shatabdi will now cost Rs 715, following a hike of Rs 68.

Travelling on a Duronto Express in AC Three Tier between Mumbai and Howrah will now cost Rs 1,561 instead of Rs 1,373.

Similarly, a travel from Sealdah to New Delhi on an AC Three Tier ticket in Duronto will now cost Rs 1,285, following a hike of Rs 149.

A travel from Pune to Nizamuddin (Delhi) will be dearer by Rs 150, as the ticket now will cost Rs 1,311 instead of the present Rs 1,161.

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