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The Indian Railways on Tuesday stated that there is no possibility of a walking in traveler fares.
Appointment of seats can be done online or can go to the ticket window, which will be opened 30 minutes before the arranged arrival of the train. (File picture)
The Indian Railways will quickly resume operations of the trains that were suspended due to the fact that of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, some areas of the media are reporting that from January 6 onwards, fares of lots of trains are being increased. Likewise, appointments of seats are compulsory as this will minimize the blockage of guests on trains.
Nevertheless, the Indian Railways on Tuesday said that there is no possibility of a hike in guest fares.
According to news firm ANI, the Indian Railways stated, “Particular areas of media have reported about the possibility of some walking in guest fares. This news is unwarranted and without any accurate basis. There is no proposition under consideration to increase fares. Media is advised to not to publish or circulate such reports.”
Certain sections of media have reported about possibility of some walking in traveler fares. This news is unwarranted & with no factual basis. There is no proposition under consideration to increase fares. Media is encouraged to not to publish or distribute such reports: Indian Trains
— ANI (@ANI) January 5, 2021
In an earlier circumstances too, the Indian Railways had actually rejected the news of increasing the fare during the festive season.
Train services were suspended on March 22, 2020, owing to the Coronavirus pandemic. In the Unlock stages, unique train services were started by the Railways to fulfill the growing need of passengers throughout the festive season.
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