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Posted: Aug 27 2016 (17:41)
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Other NewsAug 27 2016 (13:52) Railways take 'special' route to fare hike
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In a clever move that allows railways extra revenue while at the same time not having to raise the PR-damaging 'fare hike' phrase, the railways is running almost all extra trains during festivities at special rates.
These rates are higher than of normal trains, and railways is calling it 'special charges', a euphemism for hiked fares.
The latest example of this 'special charge revenue model' of the railways is the 226 train services on Konkan Railway to beat the passenger rush for Ganpati festivities. The Ganpati fortnight is among the heaviest passenger rush...
Aug 27 2016 (17:41)
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This is NOT special charge revenue model but it is official " LOOT " or say official corruption. Pay extra phiroty or do not travel by public train.
Who can stop this ? Govt ? Supreem court ? or LOKPAL ?
If railway needs money it should charge rail fund of Rs ONE per person/journey instead special charge revenue model, which will earn daily more than 2 CRORES !!!!!!
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