Railways has hiked Tatkal ticket charges, the new rates will be effective from December 25. The step has been taken to improve passenger revenue collections.
Here are the details of the new Tatkal prices:
- Sleeper Class:
Rs 200 for the Tatkal booking of Sleeper class instead of Rs 175 earlier. Minimum Tatkal charge was Rs 90 which has been hiked to Rs 100.
- AC Chair Car:
Rs 225 now as against the earlier rate of Rs 125 in minimum Tatkal charges and Rs 200 as maximum charge against Rs 100 earlier.
- AC-3 tier:
Maximum revised charge is Rs 400 instead of Rs 350 earlier and minimum is Rs 300 instead of Rs 250.
- AC-2 tier:
Rs 400 now as against the earlier rate of Rs 300 in minimum Tatkal charges and Rs 500 as maximum charge against Rs 400 earlier.
- Executive Class:
Minimum Tatkal charge has been hiked to Rs 400 from Rs 300 and maximum Rs 500 from Rs 400.
- Second Class (sitting):
Tatkal charges remain same at Rs 10 and Rs 15 as minimum and maximum charge respectively depending on the distance.