Special Trains Ticket Prices- Everything You Need to Know

Indian Railways has started its operations on limited routes. This came as a major boon for those who were willing to relocate to their respective native cities under strict surveillance and guidelines set by the government of India. In our previous post, we had updated you about the complete list of trains and the stoppages which Indian Railway decided to run post Lockdown 3.0. Since we all know that there would only be A.C. coaches in the currently running special trains, everyone is speculating about the ticket pricing in these special trains. Railrecipe in its endeavour to keep you updated regarding every know how related to Indian Railways during this lockdown period, brings to you the updated pricing of the tickets in various routes as applicable from 12th May for these special train.

Here’s the list and fares of these special train tickets:

New Delhi-Dibrugarh: 

  • Ac 3 Tier: Rs 2,510
  • AC 2 tier: Rs 3,650
  • Ac 1st Class: Rs 6,250

New Delhi to Howrah

  • Ac 3 tier: Rs 1,900
  • AC 2 tier: Rs 2,700
  • Ac 1st class: Rs 4,595

New Delhi to Patna

  • Ac 3 tier: Rs 1,535
  • AC 2 tier: Rs 2,170
  • Ac 1st class: Rs 3,660

New Delhi Bhubaneswar

  • Ac 3 tier: Rs 2,1600
  • AC 2 tier: Rs 3,125
  • AC 1st Class: Rs 5,310

New Delhi to Secunderabad

  • AC 3 tier: Rs 2,065
  • AC 2 tier: Rs 2,960
  • Ac 1st class: Rs 5,060

New Delhi to Bengaluru

  • Ac 3 tier: Rs 2,535
  • Ac 2 tier: Rs 3,655
  • AC 1st class: Rs 6,255

New Delhi to Mumbai Central

  • AC 3 tier: Rs 1,855
  • AC 2 tier: Rs 2,645
  • AC 1st class: Rs 4,495

New Delhi to Ahmedabad

  • Ac 3 tier: Rs 1,460
  • AC 2 tier: Rs 2,065
  • AC 1st class: 2,485

New Delhi to Jammu

  • Ac 3 tier: Rs 1,085
  • Ac 2 tier: Rs 1,515
  • Ac 1st class: 2,525

(*Dynamic pricing is applicable to many of these tickets which will make the prices change at the time of the booking)

For trains cancelled till 17th May 2020 by Indian Railways, a full refund will be provided automatically by IRCTC. Users need not cancel their e-tickets. Full fare will be credited back into users accounts from which payment was made. Dynamic pricing is applicable to these prices.

Other Updates on these special trains include:

  • The national transporter has set special norms for air-conditioning inside the coaches and temperatures will be kept slightly higher than the usual.
  • The official said that the Special trains will run at full capacity, but railway zones have been instructed to ensure that there are separate entry and exit gates at stations to the extent feasible so that there is no face-to-face movement or contact of passengers.
  • The railways has asked the passengers to arrive at the railway station 90 minutes prior to the departure of the train.
  • Thermal screening of passengers will be done before they will be allowed to enter the station premises.
  • The official said that wearing masks has been made mandatory.
  • Passengers have been encouraged to carry their own blankets, water and food for the travel.

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Special Trains Ticket Prices- Everything You Need to Know

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