Train fare increase! Railway Minister gave a big statement on exemption to senior citizens


Indian Railways Fare: If you often travel by train, then you may be shocked to hear the news of rail fare. Yes, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav, while speaking in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, has indicated to increase the rail fares in the coming times.

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After this statement of Ashwini Vaishnav, train fares are expected to be increased in the coming times. In the Lok Sabha, the Railway Minister was asked on re-introducing the concession on train fare to senior citizens before Covid-19. In response to this question, the Railway Minister said that at present 55 percent concession is being given to every passenger traveling by trail.

Subsidy of Rs 59000 crore was given.

He told that at present, the per km expenditure of railways on the fare of a passenger is around Rs 1.16. While the Railways charges only 45 to 48 Paise per km for this. Giving last year’s figures, he said that a subsidy of Rs 59,000 crore has been given by the Railways on passenger fare. He said that the railways is constantly working on passenger facilities. The railway line is being expanded including the operation of new trains. In such a situation, people should see the condition of the railways.

Many new types of facilities are coming

He also said that many new types of facilities are coming for the passengers in the coming time. Indicating the increase in train fare, said that more decisions will be taken in the coming time. The Railway Minister told that work is being done on other stations along with big stations. Prime Minister Modi has a big vision regarding railways.

Earlier, Ashwini Vaishnav while replying to the cyber attack on Delhi’s AIIMS server in Parliament said that work is going on at multi-dimensional level to ensure cyber security. Apart from this, many steps have also been taken.

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