Pay more for IRCTC train tickets! Indian Railways to encourage passengers to give up fare subsidy


Pay more for IRCTC train tickets! Indian Railways to encourage passengers to give up fare subsidy

Pay more for IRCTC train tickets! Indian Railways is drawing up an ambitious plan to encourage railway passengers to give up the subsidy in train fares. As part of the 100-day roadmap prepared by the Railway Board, the national transporter is looking to rationalise passenger fares.

The 100-day roadmap document for Indian Railways, seen by Financial Express Online, lists out the top 11 priorities for railways till August-end. The list of important projects that Indian Railways is hoping to undertake and expedite will be presented to PM Narendra Modi for his final nod.

One prominent part of the action plan is to encourage railway passengers to give up the subsidised part of their fares voluntarily. Read More

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