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    Rail board to hike meal prices on Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto trains

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    According to the new order, in first class AC, tea will cost Rs 35, up by Rs 6, breakfast Rs 140, up by Rs 7, lunch and dinner Rs 245, up by Rs 15. In second class AC, third class AC and chair car, tea to cost Rs 20, up by Rs 5, breakfast Rs 105, up by Rs 8, lunch and dinner Rs 185, up by Rs 10. Snacks with regional flavour will be introduced.

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    The revised menu and tariffs will be updated in the ticketing system after 15 days and it will be applicable after 120 days.
    The Railway Board has decided to hike prices of meals on board Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains, resulting in slight increase in their fares, according to a government order.

    According to the new order, in first class AC, tea will cost Rs 35, up by Rs 6, breakfast Rs 140, up by Rs 7, lunch and dinner Rs 245, up by Rs 15.

    In second class AC, third class AC and chair car, tea to cost Rs 20, up by Rs 5, breakfast Rs 105, up by Rs 8, lunch and dinner Rs 185, up by Rs 10.

    It has also been decided that snacks with regional flavour will be introduced, the order said.
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    18 Comments on this Story

    Ashok Apsingikar344 days ago
    When Tea costs Rs 10 outside , why it should cost 20Rs . Nothing to say about Quality of food . The meals provided are often unfit for human consumption.
    realdeshbhakt 345 days ago
    Last year,I had to go hungry for 10 hrs in train from mumbai to tirupati.So,I learned my lesson next time.I purchased entire 3 day food for journey to haridwar.I will never eat train food
    Karthikeyan Srinivasan345 days ago
    Instead of increasing the quality, IR always increases the cost of tickets and foods
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