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25% discount on ticket fares for AC chair cars in several trains to be applicable from September end

Discounted fare can be for the full year, part of the year or month wise or seasonal or for weekdays/weekend, Railways said.

Aug 29, 2019, 12:14 PM IST

Indian Railways to offer 25% discount on ticket fares for AC chair cars in Shatabdi, Gatiman, Tejas and other trains

The discount will be given on the base fare of all trains with AC chair car and executive chair car accommodation.

Aug 28, 2019, 07:47 AM IST

DNA: Non Stop News,14th June, 2019

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Jun 14, 2019, 22:30 PM IST

Railways to offer options on senior citizen fare concession

Now senior citizens will have the option to avail either the full concession provided to them on rail tickets or half of it.

Jul 06, 2017, 20:31 PM IST

Rail tickets likely to get costlier as ministry mulling to impose safety cess

The railways is considering imposing safety cess on train tickets to be utilised for strengthening accident prevention measures.

May 18, 2017, 23:25 PM IST

Now get train tickets at your doorstep; pay at the time of delivery

IRCTC is offerring delivery of rail tickets allowing passengers to make payment through any payment mode.

May 10, 2017, 12:39 PM IST

By 2021, you can get confirmed berth on your preferred train

Come 2021 and a passenger could be assured of a confirmed berth on his preferred train, if the railways' plan to augment capacity on busy routes materialises.

Apr 28, 2017, 18:16 PM IST

Now unreserved rail tickets on smartphones in 15 more stations

Northern Railway on Monday extended the facility to book unreserved tickets through smartphones to 15 more railway stations between New Delhi and Ghaziabad, an official statement said.

Mar 27, 2017, 19:33 PM IST

Booking train tickets online become cheaper as railways waive off service tax

In a move to encourage cashless transaction following the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes, the government has waived off the service tax for online booking of train tickets via the IRCTC website.

Nov 22, 2016, 23:18 PM IST

IRCTC joins hands with SBI to promote rail ticketing

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has joined hands with the State Bank of India to chalk out a detailed plan for promotion of rail ticketing activities, including internet ticketing and unreserved ticketing system.

Jul 20, 2016, 18:47 PM IST

Indian Railways: Cancellation of counter train tickets by a phone call from today

One has to just dial 139, give details of the confirmed ticket and the sender will get a one-time password, which will help the passenger to claim refund.

Apr 01, 2016, 09:40 AM IST

Railway passenger fares may be hiked later, says Oppn

 Accusing the government of making "bogus claims" in the Railway Budget, the Opposition on Thursday said though there was no proposal to hike fares and freight rates, there was every possibility for it to do so like in the previous year.


Mar 03, 2016, 20:45 PM IST

Railway new ticketing rule comes into effect; unreserved tickets valid for 3 hours only

From today, an unreserved train ticket for travelling upto 199 km distance will no longer be valid after three hours of purchase of the ticket as railways has formulated a new rule.

Mar 01, 2016, 18:20 PM IST

Rail Budget 2016: Change in ticketing policy sought

Changes in ticketing policy such as 50 percent refund on Tatkal cancellations and no limit in ticket bookings for travellers are some of the suggestions made by the people to be incorporated in Railway Budget 2016-17 in a survey.

Feb 15, 2016, 18:14 PM IST

Now, you can book only 6 tickets on IRCTC website a month

A maximum of 6 tickets can be booked online by an individual user in a month on IRCTC website.

Jan 29, 2016, 21:54 PM IST

Only 6 rail tickets can be booked per user id on IRCTC website

IRCTC brings a big change to e-ticketing. Going forward from a single only 6 tickets can be booked in a month. This decision is made to keep a check on illegal ticket transactions.

Jan 29, 2016, 12:37 PM IST

Now you can get rail tickets on ICICI Bank's website

The largest private sector lender will soon introduce the facility to book rail tickets on its mobile banking application and prepaid digital wallet.

Dec 23, 2015, 17:52 PM IST

Failed to secure confirmed reservation in train? Now you can travel in pantry car!

The sale and purchase of rail tickets through back door still continues unabated.

Nov 24, 2015, 14:32 PM IST

Indian Railway worried as passenger bookings fall over 4%

Altogether 3,427.84 million passengers traveled by trains during April and August as against 3,575.30 million during the corresponding period last fiscal, a difference of 147.46 million, recording a fall of 4.12 percent, according to the country's largest public transporter.

Sep 27, 2015, 10:31 AM IST

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Jun 10, 2015, 21:53 PM IST