India, Jan. 13 -- A passenger on Monday registered a complaint on the Rail Madad app of the Indian Railways after discovering the bread cutlets served to her on board the Chiplun-bound Janshatabdi Express on January 11 were stale and had fungus on them.

This is the third reported incident on an outstation train in the past week wherein passengers have complained of stale or substandard food. In response to the complaint registered by the passenger and Thane resident Madhumita Bal, the Indian Rail Catering Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) said it has taken actions against the contractor who served the food and the staff on board the train. "A fine of Rs.1 lakh has been imposed on the contractor and a notice has been served," said Shivaji Sutar...