Good news for people who travel frequently in Indian Railways! Recently, in order to encourage more passengers to travel in air-conditioned (AC) coaches or chair cars of Indian Railways’ trains, the national transporter has decided to reduce the fare amount of 5 Express train services.
According to an IANS report, the South Western Railway zone of Indian Railways has reduced the fares of five Express trains originating from Bengaluru, Gadag and Mysuru in Karnataka.
An official was quoted in the report saying that the ticket fares for AC coaches have been slashed as part of the dynamic fare fixing based on traffic pattern than on demand-supply ratio.
Other zonal railways have also been directed by the Railway Board to adopt the dynamic fare of South Western Railway, fixing on passenger traffic model in order to boost travelling in Indian Railways. Read More