Christmas and New year gifts on Mumbai’s only AC local train; no fare hike until Apr 24


Christmas and New year gifts on Mumbai’s only AC local train; no fare hike until Apr 24

People travelling in the first air conditioned suburban local train on the Western Railway line will now get Christmas and New Year gifts. As the AC local completes a year on December 25, the Indian Railways have decided to extend the discounted fares at least for another 4 months.

The Railway Board in Delhi was supposed to hike the fare after December 25, but have now decided to avoid it. Sources in the Western Railway said that as it is an election year, any fare hike will be avoided for now.

“We have decided to further extend the introductory fare offer of 1.2 times that of the first class fare until April 24,” Ravinder Bhakar, Chief PRO, Western Railway, said. Read More

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