Thu, 10 Jan 2013 08:45:00 GMT | By PTI

How the rail fare hike will pinch your pocket

A Sleeper Class ticket on a Mail or Express train between New Delhi and Thiruvananthapuram which used to cost Rs 559 will cost Rs 745 from midnight of January 21


How the rail fare hike will pinch your pocket (© Reuters)

New Delhi: A passenger travelling to Thiruvananthapuram from New Delhi on a Mail or an Express train in Sleeper Class will now have to shell out an extra Rs 186. Similarly, a passenger travelling by the same train on an AC Three Tier ticket will have to pay an extra Rs 312, according to the hike in passenger fares announced by the railway ministry on Wednesday.

A Sleeper Class ticket on a Mail or Express train between New Delhi and Thiruvananthapuram which used to cost Rs 559 will cost Rs 745 from midnight of January 21. Similarly, an AC Three Tier ticket in the same train which costs Rs 1573 will now cost Rs 1885.

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