Delhi-Varanasi Bullet Train: Fares To Be Between Rs 1,200-Rs 3,400

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NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): It would cost Rs 1,200 for Agra and Rs 3,400 for Varanasi from the national capital in the Delhi-Varanasi bullet train according to the detailed project report (DPR) of the proposed high speed corridor.
The DPR prepared by the National High Speed Rail Corporation has kept the train fare for Lucknow at Rs 2,300 and Rs 2,900 for Ayodhya as per a news report.
“The train fares for various destinations suggested in the DPR are indicative in nature and not final. There could be changes in the fare structure in the later stage,” according to an official.
Aiming at reducing travelling time between major cities, the high speed corridors are being planned across the country. There are various factors like project cost, paying capacity, type of patrons in the route are taken into account to decide the fare structure according to the official.
According to Indian railways, the indicative fares of the Delhi-Varanasi High Speed Corridor are ranging between 1.3 to 1.5 times of the Executive Class fares running in the sections.

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