How much do railways pay for electricity and water?

Railway Transportation Costs in India: An overview article Railways pay an average of Rs 3,700 per day per passenger on average for electricity, according to data compiled by the Indian Railways.

This is an increase from Rs 3 000 per day in the previous financial year.

In the previous fiscal, railways paid Rs 3.6 lakh per day on average on electricity.

The electricity rates are likely to increase in the coming financial year due to the ongoing power disruption.

The cost of water for railways is also higher than the average cost for the public sector sector.

India Railways has announced an increase of Rs 1.5 lakh per passenger per day for water, which will be paid in installments over three years.

The railways have been unable to meet the demand for water at the railway level due to lack of infrastructure, the report said.