"The speed of trains might not increase, but PM Modi has increased the speed of surging fares. He takes from the poor and gives to his industrialist friends," Mr Gandhi alleged on Twitter.

Indian Railways has announced to implement surge pricing for the three premium trains modeled on the basis of flexi fare system. Since, the decision came into light opposition opposed the ‘surge pricing’ in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto express trains and demanded its roll back immediately.