IRCTC food on trains now costlier! Prices on Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto & Mail/Express hiked; full rate list


IRCTC food on trains now costlier! Prices on Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto & Mail/Express hiked; full rate list

Indian Railways passengers take note! According to a Railway Board circular date November 14, 2019, the IRCTC menu tariff or meal prices on Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto Express and Mail/express trains will go up.

While meals are available for pre-order in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto Express trains at the time of booking tickets, the national transporter is also revising the rates of stanard meals that are available on Mail/Express trains. The new meal rates will be applicable in after a period of 15 days in the system and will be applicable for an advanced reservation period of 120 days from the date of the circular. The revisions have been made basis recommendations by IRCTC and the Menu & Tariff Committee.

For example, under the new menu for these premium brand of trains, the morning tea will now cost Rs 35 in the first AC and Executive Chair Car coaches and Rs 20 in the 2nd AC, 3rd AC and Chair Car coaches. The rate for morning tea will be Rs 15 in the sleeper class of Duronto trains. Read More

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