New Delhi: In order to help passengers and incentivise payments made through digital modes, passengers will continue to get benefits of service charge exemption on train tickets booked online till June 30.
For booking of reserved tickets, service charge on online booking of train tickets was withdrawn for the tickets booked from November 23, 2016 to March 31.
As per sources, the exemption facility effective till March 31 this year has been extended further to June 30.
Railways received instructions from the Ministry of Information and Technology advising the public transporter to extend the incentives at least till June 30, sources said.
The service charges on booking train tickets online through IRCTC ranges from Rs 20 to 40 per ticket.