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GENERAL RULES FOR AVAILING RAILWAY CONCESSION

Booking tickets for senior citizens/handicapped persons

  1. Concession is granted only on basic fare of Mail/Exp trains irrespective of type of trains, i.e. Mail/Exp or passenger by which the passengers travel. No concession shall be admissible in respect of other charges, viz, super fast charges, reservation charges and safety surcharges, etc.
  2. No concession in rail fare is admissible by Rajdhani/ Shatabdi Express trains, except for senior trains.
  3.  No concession is granted in case of travel by AC Chair car, AC First class & AC 3-tier, except for senior citizens, orthopaedically handicapped, Blind and Mentally retarded persons
  4. Your concessional ticket cannot be changed to a higher class even if you are willing to pay the difference of fare.
  5. No concession is granted for a journey, the cost of which is borne by Central/State Governments/Local bodies/Corporations or Government undertakings.
  6. Some of the concessions are admissible subject to the minimum distance of journey which have been specified in the relevant categories.
  7. First class coupon books for press correspondents will be valid in AC classes in accordance with the specific concession entitlement for higher class.
  8. No person or party will be allowed two or more concessions at a time.
  9. All concessions are to be granted across the counters/ at stations/reservation office/Booking office only. If some person enters the train without ticket or without proper ticket or extends journey or concession ticket to the higher classes etc. he/she shall not be granted any concession in the train even he/she otherwise eligible for concession under the rule.
  10. Person eligible for concession in First class may travel also in AC-2 tire/Sleeper Class on payment of difference between normal AC-2tr sleeper and first class fare plus First class confessional fare.




Source : Welcome to North East Frontier Railway / Indian Railways Portal CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 10-02-2011  


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