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Flexi fare: Railways earns additional Rs 540 cr in less than a year

The Railways has earned an additional revenue of Rs 540 crore in less than a year through the flexi fare scheme and there is no plan to discontinue it, a senior ministry official said.The scheme, launched on September 9 last year, is applicable in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains, allowing 10 per cent of the seats to be sold at the normal fare and thereafter increasing it by 10 per cent with every 10 per cent of berths sold with a ceiling of 50 per cent.”We have earned money from flexi fare and there is no reason why we should discontinue it. In fact, we have gained 85,000 additional pass
Source: DH

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