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Ministry of Railways


Revision of Tatkal Charges for Train Journeys to be Effective From Tomorrow i.e. 1stApril 2013 Onwards

As per announcement made in the Railway Budget 2013-14, it has been decided by the Ministry of Railways to revise Tatkal charges.  These charges will be applicable for journey starting from tomorrow i.e. 01.04.2013 onwards. Now, the Tatkal charges will be realized @ 10% of basic far for reserved Second (2S) class and 30% of basic fare for all other classes subject to minimum and maximum as given below:-

Class to Travel Minimum Tatkal Charges (in Rs.) Maximum Tatkal

Charges (in Rs.)

Reserved Second Sitting (2S) 10 15
Sleeper 90 175
AC Chair Car 100 200
AC-3 tier 250 350
AC-2 tier 300 400
Executive 300 400