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               Supplementary charges for travelling

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Supplementary charges for travelling


Passenger desirous of travelling in second class unreserved coaches in superfast trains should purchase the supplementary charge ticket before commencement of the journey failing which they will have to pay higher excess charge as per rule  in addition to the supplementary charges.

The supplementary charge is not levied in the case of Members of Parliament traveling on identity cards and Railway staff and their families traveling on duty Privilege Passes or tickets purchased against PTOs.

The season ticket holders who are permitted to travel by unreserved coaches of certain superfast trains, may do so by paying. supplementary surcharge for each journey separately or who are wishing to purchase monthly surcharge ticket may be permitted to do so on payment of surcharge equivalent to 15 single journeys for MSTs  and equivalent to 45 single journeys for QSTs in addition to  MST / QST fares and it should be issued to the MST / QST holder on demand . The validity period  of these surcharge tickets will be the same as of MST / QST.


a. Second class season ticket holders are not permitted to travel in reserved coaches ( like sleeper coaches ) in trains .

b. First class season ticket holders may travel in first class compartment for day journey only subject to the distance restriction otherwise applicable on individual mail / express trains . In super fast trains ( admissible subject to distance restriction ) they may be allowed to travel on prepayment of usual super fast surcharge . Where ever night journey is involved they may travel in first class provided they hold valid reservation .

c. The following categories of passengers will be allowed 50% concessions in 1st class and 2nd class season ticket fare for travel over suburban and non suburban section of the railway on production of the requisite certificate to the station master who directly issue such tickets .

Source : South Eastern Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed : 02-09-2022  

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