Reservation Charge Increased by Indian Railways

As per the newly announced rail budget 2013-14, Indian railways increased reservation charge which will make reserved ticket costlier for the rail passengers. Increased reservation charge on reserved tickets shall be applicable for the journeys made on or after April 01, 2013. Here are the details of the increase in the reservation charges for reserved tickets:

Revised Reservation Charges w.e.f. from 01-04-2013

There is no increase in the reservation charge for the second sitting and sleeper class of travel. For AC Chair Car, AC Economy and AC 3-tier class of travel increase in reservation fee is Rs 15. However, for First Class, AC 2-Tier, AC First and Executive class the hike in the reservation fee is Rs 25. Refer the table given below for more clear view:

Table Showing Travel Class-wise Enhancement in Reservation Charges

Class of TravelOld Charges
(in Rs)
New Charges
(in Rs)
Net Increase
(in Rs)
Second Sitting1515No Change
Second Sleeper2020No Change
AC Chair Car254015
AC Economy254015
AC 3-Tier254015
First Class255025
AC 2-Tier255025
AC First356025
Executive Class356025
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The above revised charges will come in to effect from 01.04.2013. Hence, Feel free to post your views | comments on increased reservation charges with effect from 01 Apr 2013.

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