Travelling by Rajdhani Express, Shatabdi Express and Duronto trains will get costlier as the Railway Board has decided to hike the price of meals (onboard these trains), which will result in the slight hike in their fares.
The Railway Board in its new order has stated that in first-class AC and executive class a cup of tea will cost Rs 35- an increase by Rs 6.
“Price of breakfast has been raised by Rs 7 and it will now cost Rs 140 and with an increase of rs 15, dinner will cost Rs 245,” the order added.
“In second class AC, third class AC and chair car, price of tea have been raised by Rs 5 and it will now cost Rs 20. Breakfast, up by Rs 8, will now cost Rs 105,” the order added.
“Price of dinner has been increased by Rs 10 and it will now be priced at Rs 185,” the RB order said.
The order further stated that regional flavoured snacks will be introduced as well and it shall be of 350 grams and it will be available at Rs 50, inclusive of GST.
“IRCTC shall be accountable for providing the newly introduced menu options in a way that the quantity and quality are commensurate with the tariff and no undue benefit is passed on to the service provider,” the order read.