Train Ticket Discount: Railways gives up to 75 percent discount to these people in train tickets, see the complete list here

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Train Ticket Discount: Railways gives up to 75 percent discount to these people in train tickets, see the complete list here
Train Ticket Discount: Railways gives up to 75 percent discount to these people in train tickets, see the complete list here

Train Ticket Discount: Indian Railways is the fourth largest rail network in the world. Crores of people travel through it every day. 

Railways provides various facilities to its passengers in different categories of coaches, for which they have to pay the fare accordingly. However, Railways gives discounts to some special people in train travel.

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This includes students and patients suffering from certain diseases. Apart from this, disabled people also get discount in train tickets. Let us see the complete list of people who get discount in train tickets.

These people get discount on train tickets

Railways gives discount in train tickets to disabled, mentally challenged and totally blind passengers who cannot travel without another person. Such people are given up to 75 percent discount in general class, sleeper and 3AC.

These passengers get 50 percent discount in 1AC, 2AC and up to 25 percent discount in 3AC and AC chair car of trains like Rajdhani Shatabdi. An escort accompanying such a person also gets the same discount on train tickets.

Persons who are completely unable to speak or hear get 50 percent discount on train tickets. An escort accompanying such a person also gets the same discount on train tickets.

These patients also get exemption

Patients suffering from many diseases also get discount on railway train tickets. In this, cancer, thalassemia, heart patients, kidney patients, hemophilia patients, TB patients, AIDS patients, ostomy patients, anemia, aplastic anemia patients also get discount on train tickets.

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