Food Price Hike in Rajdhani/Shatabdi/Duronto trains 2013

Food Price to go up by Rs.50 in premium trains Rajdhani/Shatabdi/Duronto from 17th October 2013.

Indian railways has decided to review the food prices in premium trains where the price revision was happened 14 years back. The existing prices were revised in the year 1999. Since then many things got changes and the raw material costs have gone up by 40%.

Food in trains going to be more costly from 17th October, 2013. Food price for Premium trains like Rajdhani/Shatabdi/Duronto to go up by Rs.50.


At the same time railways has reduced the Morning Tea and Evening Tea prices by 35% to 30% respectively.

Breakfast and Lunch/Dinner is to be increased by nearly 35% and 15% respectively.

The impact on Lunch/Dinner/Breakfast rates will be an increase in the average range of Rs.25/- & Rs. 27/-.

As you all know that the food prices for these premium trains are included in ticket itself. That’s where the passengers feeling hard to accept the low quality food. To redress the complaints related to catering railways has setup an toll free number 1800111321 to redress the complaints from travelling passengers on real time basis.

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  • Monu Singh says:

    No matter how much they raise the price but the quality of food always be pathetic. I never prefer irctc food in train, i usually wait for train to halt at station so i can enjoy the fresh food at station.