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Railway Fares Slashed: Welcome Relief for Passengers in Train Fares Reduced and Numbers Changed

Indian Railways Latest Update: Railways has made major changes for the convenience of rail passengers. Railways has converted special trains into ordinary passenger trains, giving relief to millions of passengers traveling by trains.

Indian Railways Latest Update: Railways has made major changes for the convenience of rail passengers. Railways has converted special trains into general passenger trains, giving relief to lakhs of passengers traveling by trains. From July 1, Railways has changed the numbers of special trains running with number 0 back to their previous numbers. According to a report by Zee Business, from July 1, these trains will be run with old number plates and old fares.

Return after 4 years

Let us tell you that during the Corona period, passenger trains were run as special trains by adding 0. The fare of these trains was also higher than that of passenger trains. Now after three years, the Railways is going to change the number of special trains and run them again like normal trains. These special trains have a total of 119 trains including Lucknow division, Moradabad as well as Ambala division. Let us tell you that during Kovid in the year 2020, the Railways ran trains as a special category by adding zero. The fare of these trains had increased directly three times.

Railway Fares Slashed
Railway Fares Slashed

What is a special train

During the Corona period, the trains whose number was started by the Railways with zero were run as special trains. The fare of these trains is higher than that of ordinary trains. Now the Railways has decided to change it from July 1. Obviously the train numbers of these trains will change, their fare will change.

Fares reduced with change in train number

Railways started reducing the increased fares of these trains which were zeroed as Covid from February 2024 itself. Railways has also gradually restored passenger train fares from February this year. Now the train numbers of these trains are being restored as before by removing the zero. A total of 119 trains are included in this list, whose numbers have changed from today.

Why did the Railways take the decision

Let us tell you that after the Corona epidemic, the numbers of many trains were changed and they were run as special trains. Their fare is also higher than that of trains. Railways has withdrawn it from July 1. That is, from July 1, these trains will run with the old numbers.

Following is the list of some trains whose numbers have been changed:

Farakka Express-New Number 15733/43
Bathinda-Balurghat Farakka Express-New Number 15734/44
Lucknow-Kanpur MEMU-New Number 64203
Kanpur-Lucknow MEMU-New Number 64204
Lucknow-Kanpur MEMU-New Number 64211
Kanpur-Lucknow MEMU-New Number 64212
Kanpur-Lucknow MEMU-New Number 64214
Ayodhya Cantt-Lucknow MEMU-New Number 64215
Lucknow-Ayodhya Cantt MEMU-New Number 64216
Utretia-Kanpur MEMU-New Number 64255
Shivpur-Utretia MEMU-New Number 64281
Utretia-Shivpur MEMU-New Number 64282
Prayagraj Sangam-Lucknow-New Number Passenger 54253
Lucknow-Prayagraj Sangam Passenger-New Number 54254
Lucknow-Balamau Passenger-New Number 54331
Balamau-Lucknow Passenger-New Number 54332
Lucknow-Shahjahanpur Passenger-New Number 54337
Shahjahanpur-Lucknow Passenger -New Number 54338

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