Railway Minister Lalu Prasad presented his fifth Railway Budget on Tuesday.
Besides reducing rail fares, he announced several plans to make rail travel safe, clean and comfortable. While second class sleeper fares will be cheaper by 5 per cent, AC fares 1st class fares have been slashed by 7 per cent. Second AC fares will be down by 4 per cent and third AC fares will be cheaper by 3 per cent.
Lalu has also announced the introduction of 53 new trains and 10 Garib Raths.
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