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Railways announce ten percent rebate in vacant train berths from January 1

The 10 Per Cent Discount Will Be Based On Basic Fare Of Last Ticket Sold In The Train.

PTI | Updated on: 29 Dec 2016, 09:39:54 PM
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New Delhi:

Railways, concerned due to many vacant seats in Mail/Express trains, announced on Thursday a 10 percent rebate for unoccupied berths after finalisation of reservation charts from January 1.

A passenger can avail 10 per cent rebate in basic fare for availing the vacant berths in all reserved categories including AC and Sleeper class after the finalisation of the chart, according to a railway notification.

The rebate will be made effective from January 1, 2017 for six months. The 10 per cent discount will be based on basic fare of last ticket sold in the train. However, all other charges like reservation and super-fast will be levied accordingly. 

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First Published : 29 Dec 2016, 09:25:00 PM

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