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Posted: Dec 04 2016 (21:37)
Last Response: Dec 04 2016 (22:10)
Commentary/Human InterestDec 04 2016 (20:01) Dynamic fare plan for Rajdhani fails to set railway cash registers ringing - Times of India
Pran Pratim Ghosh 107 news posts
MUMBAI: The Railways' decision to introduce flexi fares on Rajdhani Express and August Kranti Rajdhani (AKR) Express to increase its earnings does not seem to have helped much. Though the revenue has seen a modest surge, it has come at a cost of drop in 2-tier AC passengers.
Flexi fares were introduced on Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains by the railway ministry from September 9. A senior official said, "Between September 9 and November 19, the earnings of Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express increased by Rs 2 crore as compared to the Rs 17.01 crore revenue during the same period last year. The earnings for AKR, which runs between Mumbai Central and Hazrat Nizamuddin stations, increased marginally from Rs 17.12 crore during the same...
Dec 04 2016 (21:37)
srinivasvasanthi~ 3711 blog posts 13 correct pred (50% accurate)
Dynamic fares/ SUVITHA Airfares for Sleeper classes have to be totally scraped.
Thatkal fares have to be introduced in special expresses and ordinary expresses with Senior citizens concessions .
Thatkal tickets 5% of tickets have to be reserved for Senior citizens regular concessions as male 40% & female 50%
Railways which lost its patronages to Airways and private Omnibus sleeper bus...
Dec 04 2016 (21:45)
जय हिन्द 1981 blog posts 4 correct pred (67% accurate)
Ye to hona hi tha...
Dec 04 2016 (21:52)
©The Dark Lord™~ 5849 blog posts
When Surge Pricing was introduced it was said that this scheme has been implemented on an experimental basis and looking at it's public response it's future would be decided. Now, it's crystal clear that this scheme has failed drastically so when it's going to be scrapped?
Dec 04 2016 (22:00)
brandonbuffard^~ 11184 blog posts 6076 correct pred (68% accurate)
to avoid the losses of rajdhani duronto, shatabdi, so called ''flexifare'' should be eliminated..
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