Fare structure of Anubhuti Coach
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
Commercial Circular No. 84 of 2017
No.TC II/2910/17/Anubhuti coach
New Delhi, dated 22.12.2017
The Principal Chief Commercial Managers,
All Indian Railways.
Sub: Fare structure of Anubhuti Coach.
Ministry of Railways has decided to introduce Anubhuti coache with additional features like improved interiors, amenities and facilities, ergonomically designed seat, improved modular toilets with hand-free taps, automatic IC sliding doors, overhead reading light for individual seat, GPS bases passenger system, diffused LED lighting, special exterior painting with anti-graffitti coating, higher speed potential etc.,
2. The fare structure of Anubhuti Coach shall be as under:-
2.1 Anubhuti coach shall be attached in Shatabdi trains as additional Executive Class where there is only one EC Coach and where there is two or more EC coach then one of existing executive class coach may be replaced by Anubhuti coach. The fare of Anubhuti coach attached in Shatabdi trains shall be 1.2 times of executive class fare of Shatabdi trains.
2.2 In exceptional cases where Anubhuti coach is to be attached in Gatimaan Express and Tejas Express as replacement of existing Executive class and then fare shall be same as that of Executive class coaches of respective mentioned trains.
2.3 Other charges like reservation fee, superfast surcharge, Goods and service tax etc., as applicable shall be levied separately.
2.4 Normal Child fare rules will apply. No concessional tickets and tickets against Free complimentary passes which are not fully reimbursed shall be admissible in this coach.
2.5 Booking of tickets against Passes issued to Member of Parliaments and Rail travel coupons (RTCs) issued to MLA/MLCs shall be permissible as they are fully reimbursed.
2.6 The eligibility of Privilege pass/PTO for Railway employees shall be on par with eligibility in the respective class of trains in which such coaches are attached etc.
2.7 Full fare Defence warrants shall be allowed for exchange as per the actual fare.
3.0 Vacant berths left at the time of first charting would be offered for current booking. Tickets under current booking shall be sold at the last price sold for that class with 10% discount on last price and other supplementary charges like reservation fee, superfast charges, Goods and service tax etc., as applicable shall be levied in full.
3.1 The last price of tickets for the train should be printed in the reservation chart for the purpose of charging of difference of fare in the train or charging the passengers of the train without ticket etc., 10% discount in the last price shall also be applicable for allotment of vacant berths in the train by TTEs.
3.2 Refund Rules: Normal cancellation and refund rule shall apply.
4.0 CRIS is requested to make necessary changes in the software.
4.1 The receipt of this letter may be acknowledged. Also Please check these instructions on the Indian Railways website – www.indianrailways.gov.in Under the head commercial circulars.
This issues with the concurrence of Finance Directorate of Ministry of Railways.
Dy. Director Passenger Marketing-III
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