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Rail fares hike: How much your ticket will go up by

Railways Minister Dinesh Trivedi in the Railway Budget 2012 announced a nominal increase in passenger fares.

BT Online Bureau   New Delhi     Last Updated: March 14, 2012  | 15:50 IST

Railways Minister Dinesh Trivedi in the Railway Budget 2012 announced a nominal increase in passenger fares.

For suburban and ordinary second class travel, passenger fares would be hiked by 2 paise per km.  It would go up by 3 paise per km for mail/ express second class travel; 5 paise per km for sleeper class; 10 paise per km for AC chair car/AC 3-tier and First Class; 15 paise per km for AC 2-tier and 30 paise per km for AC 1-tier.

New Delhi to Mumbai (distance 1,544 km)ClassCurrent Fare (Rs)New Fare (Rs)
ExpressSleeper442488
ExpressThird AC1,1201,265.4
ExpressSecond AC1,5321,763.6
ExpressFirst AC2,6583,121
New Delhi to Kolkata (distance 1,450 km)
MailSleeper426498.5
MailThird AC1,1431,288
MailSecond AC1,5611,778
MailFirst AC2,6373,072
New Delhi to Chennai ( distance 2,184 km)
ExpressSleeper528637
ExpressThird AC1,4291,647
ExpressSecond AC1,9602,287
ExpressFirst AC3,3223,977


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