Trains are one of the most convenient public vehicles and most of the people opt to travel from it.
As their tickets are reasonable and one can easily afford them. But, it might be not that much reasonable for all of us.
The Rail Ministry has decided to review the flexi-fare or surge-pricing system a day after it announced the fare hike for trains.
The fare hike had set off a political firestorm with both Opposition and allies demanding an immediate rollback of the
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The ministry said that it will do a reality check of the flexi-fare system after three months.
According to the sources the new surge pricing system which kicks in today, September 9, is experimental and will not apply to other trains besides Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Durontoexpresses.
Well, Suresh Prabhu’s promises were fake or not we really don’t know but seven months ago, Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu had promised that there will be no hike rail passenger fares.