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Financial Express
Indian Railways price surge: Here's why the right strategy needed
Railway minister Suresh Prabhu may be reluctant to hike passenger fares, especially in the sleeper/ordinary class, but an analysis by NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy and OSD Kishore Desai shows he can raise fares in this class by 1.5-2 times and ...
 Financial Express1 week ago
Analysis of Railways data: Tariff hike cannot be principal strategy to address losses, says NITI report
The report, an analysis of Railways data prepared by the Aayog's member economist Bibek Debroy says Railways overstates its losses from social obligations by Rs 6,000 crore per year. Indian Railways overestimates its losses from low fares and social ...
 Indian Express1 week ago
Livemint.com
Railways flexi-fare policy rests on naive and unclear assumptions
Railways flexi-fare system appears to be a futile exercise to meet revenue targets, unless it plans to implement such model to all other express trains this fiscal The ministry of railways has introduced a new pricing mechanism for the three premium ...
 Livemint.com3 days ago
Surge fares net Rs. 1.6 crore in two days
Facing flak from the public on its plans to introduce "surge pricing" for train tickets, Indian Railways has clarified that the "flexi-fare system" has been introduced on an experimental basis on 142 high-end trains - Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto.
 Equilibrio Informativo1 week ago
How to travel cheaply: save money on flights, trains, ferries and road travel
In the bad old days, fares for trains, boats and planes were fixed. The only variable was how crowded they were. On a Tuesday lunchtime, not many people wanted to travel, so you could look forward to plenty of room. But on Friday evening everyone ...
 Modern Ghana1 week ago
International Business Times India
Despite criticism, railways to continue with flexi-fare system on premium trains
Officials have justified the surge pricing by saying that despite the hike in fares, there has been no fall in the number of bookings. Indian Railways has said that the surge pricing will not be extended to all trains for the time being. Picture: ...
 International Business Times India1 week ago
Millennium Post
Surge pricing: After Oppn pressure, Govt in conundrum over rollback
12 September 2016, New Delhi, Supriya Bhardwaj As the war on surge pricing of premium trains fare rages between the Central government and Opposition parties, the Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha is of the view that hike should be ...
 Millennium Post2 weeks ago
Tamil Nadu Political Parties Oppose Railways' Flexi Fare System
Railways had put in place flexi fare system for premier trains - Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi Chennai: Political parties in Tamil Nadu, including DMK, today opposed the Railways' move to introduce flexi fare system on premier trains, Rajdhani, ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago
Railways says flexi fare is experimental
Indian Railways, which implemented a 'surge pricing' for its top-end trains, including the Shatabdi, Rajdhani and Duronto trains, has now gone into damage control mode terming it an ''experimental'' process. It today introduced the flexi fare ...
 Domain-B2 weeks ago
TN parties slam hike in Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi fares
CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu political parties have decried the hike in railway fares for Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains. In a statement, leader of the Opposition M K said it was "distressing" to see the railways coming out with such a fare revision ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
Seven ways Suresh Prabhu's surge pricing can hurt you
The surge pricing for railway tickets - just the premium trains such as the Rajdhani, Durontos and Shatabdis for now is really only a fare hike by another name and is likely to have several hidden implications, said insiders in the rail travel ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
DNA India
Air India's inventory dumping gets railway fare-hike boost
Will airlines take away a substantial chunk of commuters on major train routes after Indian Railways move to hike Rajdhani//Duronto/Shatabdi fares over 40% under 'surge' pricing? Air India, which offers discounts on all 21 Rajdhani routes and ...
 DNA India2 weeks ago
First Post.com
Railway passenger fare hike: Public outcry against Suresh Prabhu is overreaction
The rationale, reform focus behind the decision of the railways in experimenting with a fare hike in select trains is good. Critics should look at the larger picture and refrain from overreacting The post Railway passenger fare hike: Public outcry against ...
 First Post.com2 weeks ago
Air India ads in newspapers today are a clever jab at Railways' flexi fare model
Both Air India and Railways are desperately trying at new experiments to capture public mood Taking a dig at the Indian Railways new dynamic pricing model in Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains, Air India put out advertisements in national dailies ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago
Surge Pricing For Train Tickets Is On 'Experimental Basis': Railway Officials
"Flexi fare pricing is on experimental basis," a senior official of the Ministry told IANS requesting anonymity. "We will check what is the impact of the flexi fare pricing in the Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duranto express and then a decision would be ...
 Jagran Post2 weeks ago
DNA India
Fixed base fare spares commuters 'premium train' horror
The flexi-fare hike system implemented for the Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains are fairly steep and will surely pinch the pockets of commuters but a small mercy is that the powers-that-be spared making the base fare itself flexible. Under a ...
 DNA India2 weeks ago
News18.com
Railways' Move to Hike Fare Receives Flak From All Quarters
The Indian Railways, in a rather unpopular move introduced something they called flexi pricing for 3 premium trains. The base fares for the Rajdhani , Shatabdi and Duranto will increase by 10% with every 10% of berths sold subject to a prescribed ...
 News18.com2 weeks ago
AICC member urges Railway Minister to withdraw surge pricing on select trains
MANGALURU: AICC member P V Mohan has urged railway minister to withdraw introduction of surge pricing of journey tickets for Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duranto trains, which are likely to make passenger costlier by 30 to 40%. Terming the move anti-poor, ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
Flexi fare system on experimental basis: Railways
Facing criticism, the railways today said that the decision to introduce dynamic surge pricing for premier train tickets has been done on an experimental basis and it will be reviewed after some time. The move to put in place the flexi fare system ...
 Hindu Business Line2 weeks ago
TN political parties oppose flexi fare system
Chennai, Sep 9 (PTI) Political parties in Tamil Nadu, including DMK, today opposed the Railways' move to introduce flexi fare system on premier trains, Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi, saying it will affect the poor and the middle classes and ...
 Press Trust of India2 weeks ago
Railways counters opposition to flexi-pricing with innovative infographics, charts
Indian Railways tweeted a chart that compares train travel costs (non-premium) to the cost of brooms and apples. September 9, 2016 17:34 IST Indian Railways tweeted a chart that compares the train travel cost (non-premium) between two cities to ...
 International Business Times India2 weeks ago
Financial Express
Kejriwal gives a thumbs down to surge pricing in railways; demands roll-back of decision
The Indian Railways' move to hike fares in premier trains like Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duranto has got all attention from travellers, including that of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. The price surge in question will start this Friday, ...
 Financial Express2 weeks ago
India Introduces Surge Pricing For Select Premier Trains, Criticism Follows
The Indian Railways announced Wednesdaythe concept of surge pricing for some of its premier trains on an experimental basis with the new system to be introduced starting Friday. A number of trains,including the Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi ...
 International Business Times2 weeks ago
Kozhikode: Railway earns wrath for surge pricing
Kozhikode: The railway move to introduce surge pricing for premium trains including the Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains has invited widespread protests from passenger forums and people's representatives in the city. The forums are planning ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago
'Trial' tag on surge price in train tickets
New Delhi, Sept. 8: The railways today said the decision to introduce flexible fares on select trains was an "experimental" move even as Opposition parties demanded that the "profiteering scheme" set to kick off from Friday be rolled back. "We ...
 Calcutta Telegraph2 weeks ago
Surge pricing: Rlwys now says it's only on trial basis
NEW DELHI: Facing criticism, the railways today said that the decision to introduce dynamic surge pricing for premier train tickets has been done on an experimental basis and it will be reviewed after some time. The move to put in place the flexi ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago
Dynamic fares on high-speed trains from tomorrow
The Railways will introduce a dynamic fare system for Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains from Friday, which could hike the fares up to 50%. Under the new system, the fares in all classes, except I-AC and Executive Class (EC), will increase by 10% with ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
MSN News US
Why flexi rail fare is confusing
Provided by Hindustan Times The new pricing scheme for the Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto Trains, announced by the Indian Railways, leaves a lot of holes in it. In some quarters the new model has been described inappropriately as surge pricing, ...
 MSN News US2 weeks ago
Fares of only two trains to go up in city
There are only two trains here whose fares will be hiked following the Railway Ministry's move to introduce a spurt in the fares of premium trains like Shatbadi Express, Duronto Express and Rajdhani Express. The trains whose fares will be hiked are ...
 Chandigarh Tribune2 weeks ago
Railways to introduce flexi fare pricing
The Railways have decided to put in place the flexi fare system for premier trains - Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi from September 9. The base fare for Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains will be on flexi fare system, according to railways. ...
 The Statesman2 weeks ago
JD(U), RJD flay surge pricing of railway tickets
Patna: The introduction of surge pricing of journey tickets for Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duranto trains, which are likely to make them costlier by 30 to 40%, has drawn flak from the Nitish Kumar-led Grand Alliance (GA) government in Bihar. GA ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
Rediff.com
Railways introduces surge pricing for Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains
For 2AC and Chair Car, the maximum hike is 50 per cent while for 3AC, it is 40 per cent The Railways have decided to put in place the flexi fare system for premier trains - Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi from September 9. The base fare for Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains will be on flexi fare system, according to railways. However, there will be no change in the existing fare for 1AC and Executive Class of travel in premier trains. While 10 per cent of the seats will be sold in the ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
Flex fare system in Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains
New Delhi, Sept 7 (PTI) The Railways have decided to put in place the flexi fare system for premier trains - Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi from September 9. The base fare for Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains will be on flexi fare system, ...
 Press Trust of India2 weeks ago
Surge pricing on premier trains on trial basis, declares Indian Railways
On 8 September, after facing a barrage of criticism for the proposed surge pricing on tickets for premier trains, the Indian Railway authorities have announced that this move will be implemented on an experimental basis, and will be reviewed after a trial ...
 catchnews.com2 weeks ago
Facing Criticism, Railways Says Surge Pricing On Experimental Basis
Facing criticism, the railways today said the decision to introduce dynamic surge pricing for premier train tickets has been done on an experimental basis and it will be reviewed after some time. The move to put in place the flexi fare system for ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago
Twitterati Lashes Out After Government Surge Prices Of Three Premium Trains
Not only political parties, common people flooded twitter with various reactions on ‘surge pricing’. Some favoured it while majority of them asked the government to revoke it. Mitron, some Bhakts are unusually calm about #SurgePricing.
 Jagran Post2 weeks ago
News18.com
Indian Railway Taking The Air Route, Introducing Surge Pricing On 3 Premium Trains.
The Railway Ministry has introduced surge pricing for Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains, base fares will go up by 10 percent with every 10 percent of berths booked. The revised rates will come into effect starting Friday but passengers and ...
 News18.com2 weeks ago
catchnews.com
Railway surge pricing: Twitter lashes out at Suresh Prabhu, PM Modi
On 7 September, the Railway Ministry announced that Indian Railways may soon hike ticket prices by up to 10% to 50% under a dynamic surge pricing system to be introduced from 9 September. The Ministry said the move has been taken with the aim to rake in Rs ...
 catchnews.com2 weeks ago
Surge pricing in railways has passengers divided
The new fare system introduced by the railways will come into effect from September 9. Picture for representation. Photo: PTI Briefcase The new fare changes will come into effect from September 9. The first 10 per cent tickets will be ...
 India Today2 weeks ago
Oneindia
Train journey set to get costlier as Railway introduces dynamic pricing system
New Delhi, Sept 7: Passengers travelling by Rajdhani, Shatadbi and Duronto trains will have to shell out between 10 and 50 per cent more under a dynamic surge pricing system to be introduced from September 9, aimed at raking in Rs 500 crore more ...
 Oneindia2 weeks ago
Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duranto to be costlier
The move will generate Rs 250 crore per year for the Railways Come Friday, the fares of India’s premium trains — Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duranto — will become costlier. The hike, in the range of 10 to 50 per cent, is based on dynamic fare pricing used by ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago
Shatabdi, Rajdhani, Duronto fare hiked
Cash-strapped Indian Railways, which has been further overburdened by its obligation to meet recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission, today decided to bring all Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains under the dynamic fare system to charge ...
 Chandigarh Tribune2 weeks ago
Flexible fares on premium India rail routes
New Delhi: Passengers travelling by India's Rajdhani, Shatadbi and Duronto trains will have to shell out between 10 and 50 per cent more under a dynamic surge pricing system to be introduced from September 9, aimed at raking in Rs 500 crore ($75 ...
 Gulf Daily News2 weeks ago
Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto will now have surge pricing
Passengers travelling on the Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains will have to shell out between 10-50 per cent more under a dynamic surge pricing system to be introduced from September 9, aimed at raking in ₹500 crore more for the national ...
 Hindu Business Line2 weeks ago
Surge pricing: Pay more for Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto tickets
New Delhi, September 7 Passengers travelling by Rajdhani, Shatadbi and Duronto trains will have to shell out between 10 and 50 per cent more under a dynamic surge pricing system to be introduced from September 9, aimed at raking in Rs 500 crore ...
 Chandigarh Tribune2 weeks ago
India Today
'Experimental' flexi fare for Rajdhani, Duronto, Shatabdi kicks in today
The flexi fare system for Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains begins today. The Rail Ministry said that the system was experimental and that it would be reviewed after three months. The flexi fare system for Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi ...
 India Today2 weeks ago
Railways' surge pricing in Rajdhani, Duronto, Shatabdi from Friday onwards; fares go up by upto 50%
Zee Media Bureau New Delhi: Passengers travelling by Rajdhani, Shatadbi and Duronto trains will have to shell out between 10 and 50 percent more under a dynamic surge pricing system to be introduced from Friday (September 9). While 10 percent ...
 ZeeNews.com2 weeks ago
Oppose surge pricing in railways, demand that it be rolled back: Kejriwal
Expressing his opposition over the flexi fare system for Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi express announced by the Railways, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today demanded that it be rolled back. ''AAP strongly opposes surge pricing in railways ...
 NetIndia123.com2 weeks ago
Flexi fare pricing on 'experimental basis', say Railway officials
The flexi fare pricing of railway tickets in three premium trains is on an "experimental basis", senior officials of the Railway Ministry said on Thursday, as political parties criticised the hike and demanded its roll back.
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
Reasons why public backlash to railway passenger fare hike is unnecessary
By mid-day online correspondent| Posted 9 minutes ago Representational picture The Railways on Wednesday announced to implement the flexi fare pricing on the Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duranto express trains from September 9. According to the new ...
 Mid Day2 weeks ago
Indian Railways Experiments with Surge Pricing in Premier Trains
Over the past few months Indian media has been abuzz with the Surge Pricing systems of Uber, Ola, and other cab services in India. Much has been written and said against the system on the one hand, while surge has also found strong support from many ...
 MapsofIndia2 weeks ago
PTI - RAIL-PARTIES(MES5) - TN political parties oppose flexi fare system
RAIL-PARTIES(MES5) - TN political parties oppose flexi fare system Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. Chennai, Sep 9 (PTI) Political parties in Tamil Nadu, including DMK, today opposed the Railways' move to introduce flexi fare system on premier ...
 Namibia Press Agency2 weeks ago
Flex fare system in Rajdhani, Shatabdi trains
New Delhi, Sept 7 (PTI) The Railways have decided to put in place the flexi fare system for premier trains - Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi from September 9. The base fare for Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains will be on flexi fare system, ...
 Press Trust of India2 weeks ago
Surge Pricing For Rajdhani, Duronto And Shatabdi Trains From Tomorrow
While 10 per cent of the seats will be sold in the normal fare in the beginning, it will go on increasing by 10 per cent with every 10 per cent of berths sold with a ceiling of 50 per cent. Modelled on the dynamic fare system in vogue in then ...
 Jagran Post2 weeks ago
Chennai: Surge pricing on premium trains unfair, say angry rail passengers
Chennai : Voicing their dissent against railway ministry's move to increase base fares by 10 per cent with every 10 per cent of berths sold, rail passengers said such moves are unfair and would only lead to further fall in passenger earnings. ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago
Rail ticket surge pricing on experimental basis: Railways
New Delhi: Facing criticism, the railways today said that the decision to introduce dynamic surge pricing for premier train tickets has been done on an experimental basis and it will be reviewed after some time. The move to put in place the flexi ...
 DeshGujarat2 weeks ago
Surge pricing in rail fare in Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi
NEW DELHI: Travelling by trains will no longer be cheaper. In a decision that is likely to invite sharp criticism from not just passenger, but even political parties, the government on Wednesday announced the introduction of surge pricing in the ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
Livemint.com
Rail ticket surge pricing only on experimental basis: Railways
Railways says the dynamic surge pricing for premier train tickets will be reviewed after some time New Delhi: Facing criticism, the railways on Thursday said that the decision to introduce dynamic surge pricing for premier train tickets has been ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago
Times of India
Flex fare in Rajdhani, Duronto, Shatabdi trains
NEW DELHI: Indian Railways+ will introduce surge pricing+ for Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains from September 9. "The base fares will increase by 10 per cent with every 10 per cent of berths sold subject to a prescribed ceiling limit. There ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
Mathrubhumi
Flexi fare system in Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains
New Delhi: The Railways have decided to putin place the flexi fare system for premier trains - Rajdhani,Duronto and Shatabdi from September 9. The base fare for Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trainswill be on flexi fare system, according to railways. However, ...
 Mathrubhumi2 weeks ago
Surge pricing on experimental basis: Railways
Passengers travelling by Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatadbi trains will have to shell out between 10 and 50 per cent more under a dynamic surge pricing system. Tribune file photo New Delhi, September 8 Facing criticism, the Railways on Thursday said ...
 Chandigarh Tribune2 weeks ago
Railways to start surge pricing tomorrow
Indian Railways has decided to introduce flexible fares for premium trains such as Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi, in a move similar to surge pricing followed by taxi aggregators and the aviation sector. As tickets for the trains are sold out, the ...
 Smart Investor2 weeks ago
DNA India
Indian Railways to introduce surge pricing for Rajdhani, Duronto, Shatabdi trains
Passengers travelling by Rajdhani, Shatadbi and Duronto trains will have to shell out between 10 and 50% more under a dynamic surge pricing system to be introduced from September 9, aimed at raking in Rs 500 crore more during the current financial ...
 DNA India2 weeks ago
Railways starts surge pricing in Rajdhani, Duronto, Shatabdi trains; fares to go up by up to 50%
New Delhi - Passengers travelling by Rajdhani, Shatadbi and Duronto trains will have to shell out between 10 and 50 per cent more under a dynamic surge pricing system to be introduced from September 9, aimed at raking in Rs 500 crore more during the ...
 Firstpost.com2 weeks ago
Railways to introduce surge pricing system for Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains
New Delhi: Passengers travelling by Rajdhani, Shatadbi and Duronto trains will have to shell out between 10 and 50 per cent more under a dynamic surge pricing system to be introduced from 9 September, aimed at raking in Rs 500 crore more during the ...
 Firstpost.com2 weeks ago
Financial Express
Indian Railways shies away from hiking passengers fares, eyes non-fare receipts boost
With Indian Railways traffic receipts struggling to grow (its traffic receipts up to July were trailing the budget estimate for the period by 13%) and a shift to commercial pricing in the passenger segment easier said than done, the transporter has ...
 Financial Express1 month ago
Humsafar to hit tracks this October, fares 20 percentage higher than Express, Mail
:31 AM First name Surname Receiver's email Email 0 NEWDELHI: Close on the heels of the introduction of surge-pricing on tickets of premier trains, the Railways on Sunday said a Humsafar class of train with high-end facilities would be ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
New measure to hit middle-class: Congress
MANGALURU: AICC member P V Mohan has urged the railway minister to withdraw introduction of surge pricing of journey tickets for Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duranto trains, which are likely to make travel costlier by 30 to 40%. Terming the move ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
Important to raise Indian Railways tariffs without getting priced out
It is unfortunate that the Railways appear to be backtracking on the surge-pricing it introduced in the Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi—except for 1AC and executive chair car to remain competitive It is unfortunate that the Railways appear to be ...
 Financial Express2 weeks ago
Karnataka parties oppose Central government's move
Chennai: Political leaders including PMK founder S. Ramadoss and Tamil Maanila Congress leader G.K. Vasan on Thursday condemned the surge pricing announced by the Centre for three premium trains. Ramadoss said the train fare for some of the ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago
Cong hits out at Govt over Rly surge pricing
ss on Thursday launched an all out attack against the Government over the surge pricing in Railways even as the Ministry of Railways defended the move stating that the decision has been done on an experimental basis and it will be reviewed after ...
 New Delhi Pioneer2 weeks ago
Railways prepares for climb down on surge pricing
Within hours of its announcement, the railways appears to be climbing down on the controversial 'surge pricing' in the face of public backlash and sharp political reaction. "The plan to introduce flexi fare system for premium trains is on experimental system.
 The Financial Chronicle2 weeks ago
Surge pricing: Oppn parties demand rollback, call it loot
9 September 2016, New Delhi, SIMONTINI BHATTACHARJEE Non-saffron parties, on Thursday, strongly condemned the announcement of flexi fares by the Railway Ministry for Durunto, Shatabdi and Rajdhani trains. Congress, Left, Rashtriya Janata ...
 Millennium Post2 weeks ago
Surge pricing is an experiment, says Railways
NEW DELHI: Facing criticism, the railways on Thursday said that the decision to introduce dynamic surge pricing for premier train tickets has been done on an experimental basis and it will be reviewed after some time. The move to put in place the ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
Rail Surge Pricing Just an Experiment, Will Review Soon: Railways
New Delhi : Facing criticism, the railways on Thursday said that the decision to introduce dynamic surge pricing for premier train tickets has been done on an experimental basis and it will be reviewed after some time. The move to put in place ...
 News18.com2 weeks ago
Surge-pricing introduced, fares of premier Rajdhani, Duronto, Shatabdi to go up
The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. New Delhi, Sept. 8 -- You may soon have to shell out more money for a 15-hour Delhi-Mumbai train journey than a two-hour flight. Starting this Friday, ...
 HT Syndication2 weeks ago
Surge pricing to come into effect from September 9: Be prepared to shell out almost 50 per cent extra for Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto tickets
Come tomorrow and you will have to shell out almost 50 per cent extra for travelling on Shatabdi, Rajdhani and Duronto trains, if you book your tickets a little late. Much akin to the aviation sector, Indian Railways has introduced surge pricing ...
 Meri News2 weeks ago
Indian Express
Premium railway fares hiked up to 50% in new dynamic pricing model
Presented in the form of a dynamic pricing model — except that the new structure will not see any decrease in fares — the Railways will offer only the first 10 per cent of berths at current prices. The government Wednesday announced, in effect, ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago
International Business Times India
Railway ministry to introduce flexi pricing for Rajdhani, Duronto, Shatabdi from Sept. 9
The price of berths will increase by 10 percent with every 10 percent sold. Pictured: Jan Shatabdi Expressflickr The Ministry of Railways declared that Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains will have flexi fares from Sept. 9, 2016. The price of ...
 International Business Times India2 weeks ago
Indian Express
"The base fares will increase by 10 per cent with every 10 per cent of berths sold subject to a prescribed ceiling limit. There will be no change in the existing fare for 1AC and EC class of travel," a railway ministry release said.
The fares will increase by 10 per cent with every 10 per cent of berths sold. The Ministry of Railway on Wednesday said that it will introduce flexi fare pricing in its Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains from September 9. The fares will increase ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago
catchnews.com
After Ola & Uber, Railways to introduce surge pricing for Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto tickets
Ticket prices for Indian Railways may soon be hiked by up to 10% on the base price with every 10% tickets sold. The flexi fare pricing system will be applicable to Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains. "The base fares will increase by 10% with every 10% of ...
 catchnews.com2 weeks ago
Aviation Ministry may adopt Railways model to beat higher fares during festival rush
NEW DELHI: The aviation ministry is discussing a railways-kind of model to provide relief to flyers from higher fares during festival season and long weekends and is considering allowing airlines to add more capacity for such short periods to bridge ...
 Economic Times3 weeks ago
Railway commuters want netas' freebies cut
Indian Railways recently conducted a feedback survey asking ways to reduce expenses of the public enterprises, and the respondents asked the authorities to do away with concessions for ministry officials. Suresh Prabhu formed a separate ...
 India Today1 month ago
Railway passenger fare hike: Public outcry against Suresh Prabhu is overreaction
An announcement from the Indian railways to introduce surge pricing in its three premium trains - Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi - from 9 September has stirred a hornet's nest. Passengers, political parties and analysts have unanimously opposed ...
 Firstpost.com2 weeks ago
Flexi fare pricing on 'experimental basis', say Railway officials
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The flexi fare pricing of railway tickets in three premium trains is on an "experimental basis", senior officials of the Railway Ministry said on Thursday, as political parties criticised the hike and demanded its roll back. ...
 Yahoo! India2 weeks ago
Flexi fare pricing on 'experimental basis', say Railway officials
The flexi fare pricing of railway tickets in three premium trains is on an "experimental basis", senior officials of the Railway Ministry said on Thursday, as political parties criticised the hike and demanded its roll back."Flexi fare pricing is on ...
 Prokerala2 weeks ago
Railways to introduce flexi fare pricing for Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto trains
New Delhi: Indian Railways on Wednesday said that it will introduce flexi fare pricing in its Rajdhani, Duranto and Shatabdi trains from September 9. "The base fares will increase by 10 per cent with every 10 per cent of berths sold subject to a ...
 Sify2 weeks ago
DeshGujarat
Flex fare system in Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains
New Delhi:The Railways have decided to put in place the flexi fare system for premier trains Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi from September 9. The base fare for Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains will be on flexi fare system, according to ...
 DeshGujarat2 weeks ago
Times of Oman
Flex fare system in Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains
New Delhi: Passengers travelling by Rajdhani, Shatadbi and Duronto trains will have to shell out between 10 and 50 per cent more under a dynamic surge pricing system to be introduced from September 9, aimed at raking in Rs5 billion more during the ...
 Times of Oman2 weeks ago
Facing criticism, Railways says surge pricing on experimental basis
Facing criticism, the railways on Thursday said that the decision to introduce dynamic surge pricing for premier train tickets has been done on an experimental basis and it will be reviewed after some time. The move to put in place the flexi fare ...
 DNA India2 weeks ago
Flex fare system in Rajdhani, Duronto, Shatabdi trains
The Railways have decided to put in place the flexi fare system for premier trains — Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi from September 9. The base fare for Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains will be on flexi fare system, according to railways. ...
 Chandigarh Tribune2 weeks ago
Flex fare system in Rajdhani, Duronto, Shatabdi
New Delhi: The Railways have decided to put in place the flexi fare system for premier trains - Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi from September 9. The base fare for Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains will be on flexi fare system, according to ...
 Mumbai Mirror2 weeks ago
Flex fare system in Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains
Passengers travelling by Rajdhani, Shatadbi and Duronto trains will have to shell out between 10 and 50 per cent more under a dynamic surge pricing system to be introduced from September 9, aimed at raking in Rs 500 crore more during the current financial ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
Flex fare system in Rajdhani, Duronto, Shatabdi trains
DELHI: The Railways have decided to put in place the flexi fare system for premier trains Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi from September 9. The base fare for Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains will be on flexi fare system, according to ...
 Daily Excelsior.com2 weeks ago
Financial Express
Rail ticket surge pricing on experimental basis: Railways
Facing criticism, the railways today said that the decision to introduce dynamic surge pricing for premier train tickets has been done on an experimental basis and it will be reviewed after some time Facing criticism, the railways today said that ...
 Financial Express2 weeks ago
Rail ticket surge pricing on experimental basis: Railways
Facing criticism, the railways today said that the decision to introduce dynamic surge pricing for premier train tickets has been done on an experimental basis and it will be reviewed after some time. The move to put in place the flexi fare system for premier ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
Rail ticket surge pricing on experimental basis: Railways
NEW DELHI: Facing criticism, the railways today said that the decision to introduce dynamic surge pricing for premier train tickets has been done on an experimental basis and it will be reviewed after some time. The move to put in place the flexi ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago
Surge pricing on experimental basis, will be reviewed: Railways
New Delhi: Facing criticism, the railways on Thursday said that the decision to introduce dynamic surge pricing for premier train tickets has been done on an experimental basis and it will be reviewed after some time. The move to put in place the ...
 News24online2 weeks ago
Rail ticket surge pricing on experimental basis: Railways
New Delhi: Facing criticism, the railways Thursday said that the decision to introduce dynamic surge pricing for premier train tickets has been done on an experimental basis and it will be reviewed after some time. The move to put in place the ...
 ZeeNews.com2 weeks ago
Rail ticket surge pricing on experimental basis, to be reviewed: Railways
New Delhi, Sept 8: Facing criticism, the railways today said that the decision to introduce dynamic surge pricing for premier train tickets has been done on an experimental basis and it will be reviewed after some time. The move to put in place ...
 Oneindia2 weeks ago
Rail ticket surge pricing on experimental basis: Railways
New Delhi, Sept 8: Facing criticism, the railways today said that the decision to introduce dynamic surge pricing for premier train tickets has been done on an experimental basis and it will be reviewed after some time. The move to put in place the ...
 India.com2 weeks ago
Surge pricing to come into effect from September 9 on Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto tickets
Come tomorrow and you will have to shell out almost 50 per cent extra for travelling on Shatabdi, Rajdhani and Duronto trains, if you book your tickets a little late. Much akin to the aviation sector, Indian Railways has introduced surge pricing ...
 Meri News2 weeks ago
Firstpost.com
Railways starts surge pricing in Rajdhani, Duronto, ...
New Delhi - Passengers travelling by Rajdhani, Shatadbi and Duronto trains will have to shell out between 10 and 50 per cent more under a dynamic surge pricing system to be introduced from September 9, aimed at raking in Rs 500 crore more during the ...
 Firstpost.com2 weeks ago
Firstpost.com
Railways to introduce surge pricing system for ...
New Delhi: Passengers travelling by Rajdhani, Shatadbi and Duronto trains will have to shell out between 10 and 50 per cent more under a dynamic surge pricing system to be introduced from 9 September, aimed at raking in Rs 500 crore more during the ...
 Firstpost.com2 weeks ago

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