Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said that the fares of trains like Shatabdi and Rajdhani express are expected to reduce during the off-season or when trains are not fully booked.
The statement came after the Railways board announced a review of its flexi-fare system on December 11, reported DNA.
Introduced in September last year, the flexi-fare system led to as much as 50 per cent increase in fares.
Meanwhile, the Indian Railways has ditched the tried-and-tested method of tying crackers to the tracks to alert drivers of approaching signals, in favour of a system that can ensure trains no longer move at a snail’s pace in foggy weather. Read More