Delhi-Agra train fare less than 1 kg of apples: Railways

The railways have come out with a chart comparing train fares with the prices of apples, movie ticket, refined oil, other commodities used in daily life in an indication of the subsidy provided for passenger travel.

A passenger has to shell out Rs 85, which is less than the cost of one kg of apples, for travelling to Agra from Delhi in the general class, while the Chandigarh fare is Rs 95, lower than the price of one 140 gm toothpaste, according to the fare comparison chart.

While the bus fare is Rs 350 for the 266-km-long New Delhi-Chandigarh route, it is Rs 280 for the 194-km-long Delhi-Agra bus drive.

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