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E-Ticketing For Accredited Journalist On Concessional Passes launched

Launch of E-ticket booking facility for accredited Journalists on concessional Passes.

As promised in Railway Budget 2016-17, Indian Railways proudly announce the launch of e-booking service for journalist to reserve tickets on the concessional passes available to them.

Till now the facility for journalist to book the ticket on concessional passes was available only on the PRS counters. With this launch the facility has been extended to book ticket over internet using the Indian Railway’s E-ticketing System www.irctc.co.in.

Using this service, journalist can easily book the ticket over internet and can avoid the problem of standing in long queues in PRS counters. To avail the benefits of this feature the journalist has to use his/her registered id card number issued by Indian Railways (as is done for PRS counter booking) to book the ticket for oneself, or for spouse, children or companion.

Following is the process flow for performing the Journalist e-booking

Step 1- Selection of “Book in special concession” option

Information about the documents that are required to be carried while performing the journey will be displayed.

Step 2 – Plan your Journey

Step 3 – Provide Passenger Detail

Step 4 – Make Payment

Step 5 – Directed to Bank Site

Step 6 – Journalist Ticket Confirmation

Step 7 – Booked Ticket – ERS

Step 8 – Booked Ticket – SMS

Source : PIB

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