Thursday, October 2, 2014

#AcheDin : Now, get ready to pay more money for #Tatkal train tickets

Half of the tatkal tickets on 80 trains have become costlier with the Railways deciding to partially implement the dynamic fare system under which charges will depend on demand.
As per the scheme, 50 per cent of tatkal quota tickets would be sold under the existing system and the subsequent 50 per cent under 'premium tatkal' quota of dynamic pricing. The scheme has already been introduced in 10 trains from October 1. At least 70 more trains will come under the scheme in a week.
The decision clearly aimed at mopping up more revenues by the railways form passenger segment and comes in the midst of festival season when there is a big rush of train travelers.