New Year’s gift from Railways: Fare price hike

Latest News in Mumbai : With only 10 days left to the New Year, it looks like this New Year will bring some bad news for the commuters travelling from Mumbai suburban local trains.

According to the reports, Fares of Mumbai’s suburban local trains are going to be hiked. As per the new decision of Central and Western Railways, the surcharge levied on tickets will be hiked to 24 percent which is currently just 8 per cent.

But there is a relief for the commuters who travel for short journey. As there will be no fare hike for journeys between 1 to 10 kilometres. This fare hike will be implemented from January 1, 2013.

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