IRCTC Price List For Indian Railway Food Rate | IRCTC Latest Food Menu Rates

IRCTC Price list was recently issued by IRCTC for the food served on Indian railway stations and trains. The food rates in the latest food menu rate list are very nominal as compared to it is being charged to the passengers.

IRCTC Price List latest food menu rates of Indian Railway

Most of the time or it will not be incorrect to say that always passengers are charged double price for food while traveling in a train. In running train no one wants to indulge in arguments and therefore unavailingly has to pay any price for the food item. Many passengers complained about it from time to time through written complaints on social media about their experiences with the poor quality food and complained about the extra price charged by the vendor.

IRCTC has released a price list of food items which are sold in Mail/Express trains because Union Railway Minister Shri Suresh Prabhu has said that there will be no compromise on the quality of food provided to the passengers traveling in a train.

The rate list provides the correct rates of food that should be charged to Passengers along with quantity of the food items to be served. This rate list includes price list of breakfast items, tea, coffee and lunch of both Veg and Non-Veg food items.

It is advised that passengers should always insist for a bill after buying food in train and upon availing catering services in trains.

Latest IRCTC Price List

  1. Tea (With tea bag)/Coffee (150ml) - ₹7/-
  2. Rail Neer/Packaged Drinking Water (Chilled) 1 liter (1000ml) bottle - ₹15/-
  3. Rail Neer/Packaged Drinking Water (Chilled) 500ml. Bottle - ₹10/-
  4. Janta meal or Economy meal or Janta Khana with 7 Pooris (175 gms each) + Aloo Bhaji (150 gms) + Pickle & Green chili - ₹20/-
  5. Vegetarian Breakfast - Bread Butter & Cutlet -02 Veg. Cutlet (100 gm) + 02 bread slice+10gms butter chiplet+Totmato sauce - Idli & Vada -04 no. Idli (200 gm)+ 04 no Urad Vada (120gm) + 50gms Chutney - ₹30/-
  6. Non-Veg. Breakfast - Omelette of 02 eggs + 02 bread slice+10gms butter chiplet + Tomato sauce - ₹35/-
  7. Standard Casserole Meals - Lunch/Dinner - VegetarianRice (150 gm) + Parantha (02 nos.)/Chapati (04nos.) + Dal/Sambhar(150gms) +Mix Veg.(100gms) + Pickel sachet + 250 ml PDW glass - ₹50/-
  8. Standard Casserole Meals - Non-VegetarianRice (150 gm) + Parantha (02 nos.)/Chapati (04nos.) + Dal/Sambhar(150gms) + Egg Curry (02 nos of eggs) + Pickel sachet + 250 ml PDW glass - ₹55/-

The actual price list can be downloaded from IRCTC and Indian Railway websites:

  1. IRCTC Latest Food Menu Rates - Standard Menu for Static and Mobile Units on Indian Railways
  2. Indian Railway Food Rate list - Menu for Duronto/Rajdhani/Shatabdi Express Trains and INDIAN RAILWAYS MAIL/EXPRESS TRAINS MENU FOR STANDARD BREAKFAST AND STANDARD MEALS

Complaints and Suggestions:

  1. Passengers may lodge their complaints/suggestions to catering services monitoring cell (CSMC) function at zonal railways level and in Railway Board at a national toll-free number 1800-111-321.
  2. Complaints can also be lodged online by logging on the website of the Indian Railways Catering & Tourism Corporation at
  3. Complaints can also be registered in complaint books available with the party car manager, the train superintendent, and the guard.

IRCTC Price list will help passengers to know the actual price of food items. Passengers can also request for a menu card before buying any food and a bill after buying even a tea. Please pay attention and raise voice if required, it will help us all.

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