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Mumbai Local Train AC Ticket Fares to get cheaper from today, Check new prices here

Here is some good news for the daily commuters on Mumbai Local Trains. From today, you will have to pay less for travelling in the AC coaches of the suburban trains. Last week, Union Minister of State for Railways Raosaheb Danve announced that the fare of air-conditioned local trains will be slashed by 50%.

He added that the existing fare of Rs 65 for a distance of 5km for AC trains will be reduced to Rs 30. A notification was issued by the railway board stating that the cheaper fares will come into effect from today i.e. May 5. Mr Danve said that the railway ministry had received suggestions to reduce the fare by 20-30%.

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Around 80 AC local train services are being operated on Central and Western Railway routes in the Mumbai region every day. According to Mr Danve, the fare between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT)-and Thane (34 km) would be slashed to Rs 90 from Rs 130.

Moreover, the fare between CSMT-Kalyan (54km) is reduced to Rs 105 from Rs 210, between Churchgate-Borivali (34km) to Rs 90 from Rs 130 and between Churchgate-Vasai Road (52km) to Rs 105 from Rs 210.

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The AC local services began in Mumbai in December 2017 on the Western Railways route and started on the Central Railway routes in January 2020.

“There shall be no change in season ticket basic fare for AC and First class of ordinary services running over the suburban section,” the Central Railways said in a notification.

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New Ticket Prices:

  • Dombivli – CSMT (48.06 km): First class single journey: Rs 95; AC Single journey: Rs 105
  • Diva – CSMT (42.46 km): First class single journey: Rs 90; AC Single journey: Rs 100
  • Thane – CSMT (33.02 km): First class single journey: Rs 85; AC Single journey: Rs 95
  • Mulund – CSMT (30.56 km): First class single journey: Rs 85; AC Single journey: Rs 95
  • Ghatkopar – CSMT (19.30 km): First class single journey: Rs 60; AC Single journey: Rs 70
  • Kurla – CSMT (15.39 km): First class single journey: Rs 60; AC Single journey: Rs 70
  • Dadar – CSMT (8.85 km): First class single journey: Rs 25; AC Single journey: Rs 35
  • Byculla – CSMT (4.04): First class single journey: Rs 25; AC Single journey: Rs 35.

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