In continuation with its earlier announcement of providing 10% rebate in the basic fare on the vacant berths / seats after preparation of first chart in Rajdhani / Duronto / Shatabdi trains, Indian Railways has decided to extend this rebate in the reserved class of all other trains w.e.f. 01.01.2017 on an experimental basis for six months.
The detailed provisions are as under:
1. 10% rebate shall be applicable on the base fare of last ticket sold for a particular class and train just before preparation of first chart.
2. Reservation fee and superfast charge as applicable shall be levied in full & service tax etc. as applicable shall be levied.
3. 10% discount shall also be applicable for allotment of vacant berths (due to non-turned up passengers) in the train by TTEs.