Railway Committee to Review Flexi-Fare System (Download PDF)

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The railway board has initiated the process of reviewing the flexi-fare system in premium trains by comparing the prices with that of other modes of transport. The six-member committee will review the system and submit a report in 30 days.

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Image of Factsheet of Flexi Fare System

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Issues to Be Examined by The Committee

  • Study impact flexi fare in its current form on

    • Revenue generated for Railways.

    • Passenger choice of railway as means of transport (with increased fare).

    • Competitiveness of flexi fare viz-a-viz other means of transport.

  • Suggest amendments in

  • Flexibility of rates in peak and lean days and weekend or festival season.

  • ‘Add on’ if any to be provided with flexi fare for better patronage of the scheme like loyalty points or deferred benefits etc.

  • Review fare of special trains like Humsafar etc.

  • Understand implementability of suggestions.

What is Flexi-Fare?

  • Flexi-fare refers to the dynamic price for a ticket. The price of a ticket increases by 10 % when only 10 % of tickets are left available.

- Published/Last Modified on: April 15, 2018

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