MUMBAI: Travelling between Mumbai and Ahmedabad by the super fast air-conditioned double decker train will cost Rs 471-on par with the AC chair-car fare of Karnavati Express, but 32% lower than the Shatabdi Express fare for the same distance.
Research Design and Standard Organisation (RDSO) is carrying out an oscillation and route trial of the double-decker AC train between Mumbai Central and Ahmedabad. Services are likely to be run by June once the trials are successful and clearance obtained from the Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS)
Shatabdi, which also runs between these two cities, has a fare of Rs 695 per passenger. A senior railway official said,