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Mumbai: ‘Make AC train fares same as first class’

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Updated on: 09 December,2023 06:58 AM IST  |  Mumbai
Rajendra B. Aklekar | rajendra.aklekar@mid-day.com

After consultant’s interim report say commuters should be sensitised to higher fares, passenger bodies hit back with alternative suggestion

Mumbai: ‘Make AC train fares same as first class’

AC trains have lower frequency compared to non-AC trains and fewer passengers per trip. Pic/Ashish Raje


Key Highlights

  1. Mumbai commuter bodies say simple solution could be reducing the fare of AC trains
  2. First class commuters may get convinced by such campaigns
  3. The interim report chalked out strategy to upgrade local trains into AC trains

While the interim report on upgrading all Mumbai local trains to air-conditioned (AC) talks of effective communication and convincing commuters to accept the higher fares of existing AC trains, Mumbai commuter bodies say a simple immediate solution could be reducing the fare of AC trains to that of first class to end all controversies once and for all for wider acceptability.

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