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New passenger fare table | Indian railway Revised passenger ticket fare w.e.f 01-01-2020

Revised passenger fare table | Indian railway passenger new ticket fare w.e.f 01-01-2020


Commercial Circular no.65 of 2019


New Delhi, dated 31.12.2019

The Principal Chief Commercial Managers,
All Zonal Railways
Revision in passenger fare w.e.f. 01.01.2020

Revised passenger fare table | Indian railway passenger new ticket fare w.e.f 01-01-2020

Ministry of Railways have decided to revise the basic passenger fare as per revised passenger Fare Table published by IRCA effective from 01.01.2020. The detailed provisions of the fare increase are as under:-
S.No Class Increase in Fare per passenger kilo Meter (PKM)
i Suburban (Single Journey Fare) No change
ii Season Tickets (suburban & Non-suburban) No change
Ordinary Non-AC (Non-suburban)
iii Second Class Ordinary 01 paise
iv Sleeper Class Ordinary 01 paise
v First Class Ordinary 01 paise
Mail/Express Non-AC
vi Second Class (Mail/Exp) 02 paise
vii Sleeper Class (Mail/Exp.) 02 paise
viii First class (Mail/Exp.) 02 paise
AC Classes
ix AC Chair Car 04 paise
x AC 3-Tier/3E 04 paise
xi AC 2 -Tier 04 paise
xii AC First Class/EC/EA 04 paise

2. Existing fares of train services like Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto, Vande Bharat, Tejas, Humsafar, Mahamana, Gatimaan, Antyodaya, Garth Rath, Jan Shatabdi, Rajya Rani, Yuva Expresses, Suvidha and special trains on special charges, AC MEMU (non-suburban), AC DEMU (non-suburban) etc shall similarly be revised to the extent of the above proposed increase in class-wise fares as per notified fare Table.

3. Other Charges: There shall be no change in charges for reservation fee, superfast surcharge etc. Such charges, wherever applicable, shall continue to be levied additionally.

4. GST as applicable shall be levied, as per instructions issued from time to time.

5. Rounding off of fares shall be done as per existing principle.

6. The General Secretary, IRCA has been requested to print and supply the revised Passenger Fare Tables.

7. Each Railway shall ensure that the requisite number of copies of revised Passenger Fare Tables are collected from the General Secretary, I.R.C.A. and distributed to the concerned staff well in advance before 01.01.2020.

8. In the case of tickets already issued at pre-revised rates, difference of fare on or after 01.01.2020 shall not be collected. However, any new tickets made by TTE/ticket checking staff in trains/at stations on or after 01.01.2020 shall be charged on revised fare.

9. The Fare List displayed to the public at stations shall also be revised showing the new fares effective from 01.01.2020.

10. The changes which are required to be carried out in manual ticketing system and in PRS, UTS, etc., should be ensured.

11. Special arrangements should be made to ensure that necessary instructions and the revised Passenger Fare Tables informed to the staff well in advance. Steps should also be taken to ensure that the concerned staff fully understands these changes and implement them properly.

12. This issues with the concurrence of Finance Directorate of Ministry of Railways.

13. The receipt of this letter may be acknowledged. Also please check these instructions on the Indian Railways cwebsite
14. Zonal Railways shall arrange to give wide publicity, to the revision in fares and fare tables w.e.f. 01.01.2020, through press, media and also through notifications and announcements at stations.

(Shelly Srivastava)
Director Passenger Marketing
Railway Board

Increase in Class-wise passenger fare Table

  • Other charges applicable on passenger fares
  • Revised base fare of Ordinary services
  • Revised base fare of Mail Express trains
  • Revised base fare of AC classes Mail Express
  • Revised base fare of Yuva train for AC chair car
  • Revised base fare of Garib rath
  • Revised base fare of Mahamana Express
  • Revised base fare Duronto/Rajdhani Express
  • Revised base fare of Jan shatabdi
  • Revised base fare of Duronto, Shatabdi, Tejas, Vande Bharat & Gatimaan

Railway Board Order download


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