Revised Fare Structure of Varanasi-New Delhi Mahamana Express
The Varansi-New Delhi Mahamana Express (Tri-weekly) has been introduced with effect from 22.01.2016 ex-Varanasi. Vide Commercial Circular No.4 of 2016, No. TC11/2910/2016/Mahamana Express dated 20.01.2016 of the Railway Board, the instructions regarding fixation of Fare Structure of the above train was fixed as under:-
“The basic fare of above train shall be 15% higher than the normal Mail/Express basic fares. However, other charges like reservation fee, surcharge for superfast trains, service tax etc. shall be levied additionally as admissible. All privilege passes/complimentary passes/PTO, warrants, rail travel coupons, concessions etc. as permissible shall also be admissible in this train. Child fare shall be applicable as per the existing child fare rule and revised child fare rule w.e.f. 21.04.2016”.
Now, vide Commercial Circular No.6 of 2016, No. TC11/2910/2016/Mahamana Express dated 22.01.2016 and in supersession of the above instructions, the Fare Rules have once again been revised which are as follows:-
“In partial modification to this office letter of even No. dated 20.01.2016, it has been further decided that fares for second class (unreserved) of Varanasi-New Delhi Mahamana Express shall only be superfast Mail/Express fare of regular train services instead of 15% higher than normal Mail/Express basic fares.
Other terms and conditions shall remain same.”
Source Ministry of Railways 22-January, 2016