Now you have to loosen more pockets than before while traveling in rail. In fact, the Railway Ministry has approved the IRCTC to increase the prices of food items. After this, you will have to spend more for tea, breakfast, and dinner at the railway station. Let us tell you that for the first time after 2014, there has been an increase.
IRCTC Railway Food
After the Railway Board, the Ministry of Railways has now approved making tea, snacks, and meals expensive in the capital, Shatabdi and Duronto. The increased prices will also be applicable in Mail, Express and other trains. However, no information has given about when the new prices will apply. However, it is being told that IRCTC will take a decision on the new rate soon.
According to the new rate list, we have to spend Rs 35 for a wedge-breakfast and Rs 45 for a non-veg breakfast. Apart from this, standard mile veg-70 will be available for Rs. A standard meal will be available with egg curry for Rs 70. At the same time, standard meal non-120 will be available for Rs. It has been told from the railway that GST is already connected in all food and drink.
IRCTC New Rate List
- First Class AC and Executive Chair Car: Rs 35
- Second Class AC / 3rd AC / Chair Car: Rs 20
- First Class AC and Executive Chair Car: Rs 140
- Second Class AC / 3rd AC / Chair Car: Rs 105
- Duronto Sleeper Train: Rs 65
Lunch / dinner
- First Class AC and Executive Chair Car: Rs 245
- Second Class AC / 3rd AC / Chair Car: Rs 185
- Duronto Sleeper Train: Rs 120
It has also written in the circular of the Ministry of Railways that the menu of standard items, the menu, and prices of Janta Meals and the rules to follow in all trains will also apply to the static unit. IRCTC and Zonal Railways will take care that food quality and hygiene will increase with the increase in fees. After this rule, it will also inspect from time to time.