SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
RATIONALISATION OF FLEXI FARE SCHEME
Kolkata, 12th November, 2018:
Ministry of Railways have decided to rationalise the Flexi Fare Scheme in Rajdhani, Shatabdi & Duronto Trains as under, which willbe implemented w.e.f. 15.03.2019 on an experimental basis for a period of six months.
●Discontinuation of Flexi-fare in some trains with average monthly occupancy less than 50%.
●Discontinuation of Flexi-fare, in lean period of 3 months, in some trains with average monthly occupancy between 50-75%
●Maximum current cap of 1.5 times to be reduced to 1.4 times in all classes.
●To increase the occupancy of less patronised classes (2ndAC, 3rd AC, AC Chair Car etc.), Graded discount of 20% on last fare on all trains with Flexi Fare and Humsafar Trains where occupancy of a particular class is less than 60% (4 days prior to scheduled departure of the train). Further, 10% discount will be offered as per the table given below:
Upto -70% occupancy:20% on last fare
70-80%occupancy:10% on last fare
Withdrawal of Flexi Fare Scheme from the following train originating / terminating in SE Railway
·12277 Howrah – Puri Shatabdi Express
Withdrawal of Flexi Fare Scheme during 3 months(February, March & August) from the following train originating / terminating in SE Railway
·12020 Ranchi – Howrah Shatabdi Express
·12278 Puri - Howrah Shatabdi Express
·12453 Ranchi – New Delhi Rajdhani Express