"After booking of the first 50% of tatkal tickets under tatkal quota, the subsequent 50% tatkal tickets will be sold on dynamic pricing," he said. The fare shall increase by 20% after each slab of 10% berths are sold subject to the existing cap (maximum fare chargeable) on dynamic fare.
This scheme is further implemented in following trains of Central Railway with immediate effect. 11005 Dadar - Puducherry Tri-weekly Express; 11021 Dadar - Tirunelveli Tri-weekly Express; 11050 Shri Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Terminus (Kolahpur) - Ahmedabad Express; 11088 Pune - Veraval Express; 11090 Pune - Bhagat ki Kothi (Jodhpur) Express; 11092 Pune - Bhuj Express; 11096 Pune - Ahmedabad Ahimsa Express; 12051 Dadar - Karmali Jan Shatabdi Express; 12101 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus - Howrah Jnaneshwari Express; 12129 Pune - Howrah Azad Hind Express; 12809 Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai - Howrah Mail Via - Nagpur; 16351 Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai - Nagarcoil Express; 16381 Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai - Kanyakumari Express; 18029 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus - Shalimar Express; 11061 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus - Muzaffarpur Express and 11065 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus - Darbhanga Express.
"This scheme is already in force on 15 Mail and Express running on CR," he added.
New Express train between Ahmedabad and Katra
MUMBAI: The railways ministry will introduce a new weekly Express train between Ahmedabad and Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra via Palanpur- Jaipur -Rewari from Sunday, officials at WR headquarters here said.
The Ahmedabad -Katra weekly train will depart from Ahmedabad at 7 pm every Sunday and reach Katra at 6.50 am on third day, which is Tuesday.
Similarly, from January 27, the train No 19416 Katra - Ahmedabad weekly Express train will depart from Katra at 10.35 am every Tuesday and reach Ahmedabad at 11.55 pm the next day.
The train will halt at Sabarmati, Mahesana, Palanpur, Abu Road, Falna, Rani, Marwar, Beawar, Ajmer, Kishangarh, Phulera, Jaipur, Gandhinagar Jaipur, Dausa, Bandikui, Alwar, Khairthal, Rewari, Bhiwani, Hissar, Sirsa, Bhatinda, Firozpur, Jalandhar city, Beas, Amritsar, Pathankot, Jammutavi and Udhampur stations in both directions.
The train will have AC II Tier, AC III Tier, second class sleeper and second class general coaches. The bookings open today, officials stated.
Extension of bi-weekly train between Yeshwantpur and Miraj
MUMBAI: The Railways have decided to extend the run of Bi-weekly special train between Yesvantpur and Miraj to clear the extra rush of passengers, officials at CR headquarters in Mumbai said.
The officials stated that train No.06517 Yesvantpur- Miraj bi-weekly special will leave Yesvantpur at 8.40 pm every Monday and Thursday till February 19 and will reach Miraj at 10.15 am next day.
Similarly, train No.06518 Miraj-Yesvantpur bi-weekly special will leave Miraj at 4.45 pm every Tuesday and Friday till February 20 and will reach Yesvantpur at 6.20 am next day.
The halts will be provided at Tumkur, Arsikere, Davangere, Hubli, Dharwar, Belgaum, Ghataprabha and Kudachi. The train will have one 1st AC cum AC-2 tier, an AC-2 Tier, four AC-3 Tier, 10 sleeper class, 2 general second class and 2 general second class cum guard's break van, the officials added.
Western Railway adds extra coaches in seven pairs of trains
MUMBAI: The Western Railway will add extra coaches in seven pairs of trains to clear the rush of passengers this month.
It has decided to temporarily augment one AC 3-tier coach in 2 pairs of trains 12903/04 Mumbai Central - Amritsar Golden Temple Mail and 12955/56 Mumbai Central - Jaipur Superfast Express; add two AC 3-tier coaches in 12267/68 Mumbai Central - Ahmedabad Duranto Express and one second class sleeper coach each in 12961/62 Mumbai Central - Indore Avantika Express, 12927/28 Mumbai Central - Vadodara Express and 12971/72 Bandra(T) - Bhavnagar Express.
"An AC 3-tier coach has also been added permanently in 13426/25 Surat - Malda Town Express -- ex Surat from January 26 and ex Malda Town from January 24," an official added.
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