Indian Railways hikes Tatkal ticket charges; to be applied starting Dec 25

While a passenger has to shell out Rs 200 for the Tatkal booking of Sleeper class instead of Rs 175, for AC-3 the maximum revised charge is Rs 400 instead of Rs 350 earlier and minimum is Rs 300 instead of Rs 250, according to the Railway notification.

Written by Avishek G Dastidar | New Delhi | Updated: December 24, 2015 8:05 am
Tatkal ticket hike, Rail fare hike, Indian Railways, Rail fare hike, Rail fare increase, Indian Railways news, Tatkal ticket booking, Tatkal booking, Sleeper class fare, Second Class Tatkal charges, Railways news, Railways fare hike, India news, Indian express The minimum Tatkal charges for AC-III tier has been increased from Rs 250 to 300 while the maximum has been hiked from Rs 350 to 400.

Railways waited for Parliament session to end to announce up to a 33 per-cent increase in its Tatkal charges Wednesday. The changes will take effect from Friday.

The minimum Tatkal charges for AC-III tier has been increased from Rs 250 to 300 while the maximum has been hiked from Rs 350 to 400.

For AC-II tier, the hike is from Rs 300 to 400 as minimum charges, and from Rs 400 to Rs 500 as maximum charge.

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Similarly, increase in the sleeper class Tatkal charges is from Rs 90 to 100 as minimum and from Rs 175 to 200. The second-class (general) charges have been left untouched. Tatkal charges are the premium a user pays above the fare.

 

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    BKMohanty
    Oct 10, 2016 at 1:24 pm
    Indian Minister Once Get Seat , They are Plan for Every Day Collect Money From Indian POOR People by Any SOURCES and Make RICH , But Rich People No any Problem ,Because Same Plan in Night For Morning , Progress for Collect Money lt;br/gt;Gulf Country Distribution Money The Money to All Family
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      Udit
      Feb 15, 2016 at 5:10 am
      Totally failure first of all u have increased the advance booking from 60 days to 120 days and again increasing the fare, facility decreasing day by day. Bhai yehi toh hai achha din
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        Rishi
        Dec 26, 2015 at 2:48 pm
        Sadak par Hi baith jaao railway walo .hamesha fare Hi badhate jaa rahe ho. Ye Hi government ka Vikash , baki janta ka sarvanash
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          Aezaz
          Dec 26, 2015 at 2:03 am
          Are bhav badhane ki bhi limit hoti he. 1 saal me kitni baar bhav badha he. Esa lagta he ab budget har month me declare hota he!!!!!
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          Anil
          Dec 24, 2015 at 6:55 am
          Railways should stop all quotas in reservation at all stations which are mostly misused to serve Railway and Government Employees for their personal travelling.
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            arun sengar
            Dec 26, 2015 at 12:06 pm
            ALL FACILITY CAN BE USE RICH PERSON BUT NO FACILITY FOR MIDDLE AND LOWER CATIGRI
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              asha varma
              Dec 25, 2015 at 3:12 pm
              Mr Navin I agree 100 percentage . I dream always my lalu dada. poor peoples bad luck.
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              Shekar
              Dec 24, 2015 at 4:52 am
              Accepting the Hike but simultaneously need to improve the pathetic condition of the railways, implemented lots of rules since the last session in parliament, only w.r.t prices have been implemented....
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