Train Fare Hike Put on Hold

Published: 17th May 2014 09:04 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th May 2014 09:04 AM   |  A+A-

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Railways has decided to put on hold its decision to hike fares by 10 per cent for all classes and categories of trains including passenger trains from May 20.

“It is now informed that under the directives of Minister of Railways Mallikarjun Kharge, the decision on the proposed hike in the freight charges and passenger fares have been kept pending till further advice for placing this proposal before the new government for taking a decision in the matter,” a press release from Southern Railway said. “This means that there shall be no revision or hike in freight and passenger fares with effect from May 20,” the release said. 


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