You can soon save by not buying food on Rajdhanis and Shatabdis
Meals served on premier trains like Rajdhani and Shatabdi could soon become optional as sources say the railway minister may announce a decision to uncouple passenger fares from catering costs in his budget speech this month.
This means travel could get cheaper for those opting out. They’d have a choice between bringing food from home and ordering from eateries at stations. For instance, after deducting the catering cost of Rs 340, the price of a New Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani ticket for AC 1st class travel will drop from Rs4,750 to Rs4,410.
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