Concession in Online Booking of Railway Tickets
Indian Railways provide the online concessional fare ticket booking facility to senior citizens, physically challenged and accredited press correspondents. Further expansion to include remaining categories eligible for concession in rail fare for online ticket booking facility is a continuous and ongoing process.
With a view to promoting online booking of tickets and payment through digital modes, service charge on e-ticket which was 20/- for Sleeper (SL) & Reserved Second Class (2S) and 40/- for all other classes has now been withdrawn for the tickets booked from 23.11.2016 to 31.03.2017.
This Press Release is based on the information given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha on 29.03.2017 (Wednesday).