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To lure back riders, Railways set to scrap dynamic pricing on 40 trains

The flexi-fare scheme is reportedly being scrapped for trains that have reported 50 per cent bookings

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Rajdhani Express. Photo: Reuters

Your next ride on the Rajdhani Express might be a little light on your pocket as the Indian Railways is set to scrap the flexi-fare -- also called dynamic pricing -- on 40 trains, according to a report in 'The Times of India'. The flexi-fare scheme is reportedly being scrapped for trains that have shown 50 per cent "utilisation" -- bookings. Similarly, the plan is being tweaked to offer convenience and competitive fares to travellers and raise revenue for the railways, the report said. The Railways' latest move is an attempt to lure back the passengers ...