Indian Railways extends discounts on train tickets booked through UPI. Details here

Indian Railways, the country’s national transporter has announced that it has extended the discount scheme on booking train tickets through Unified Payments Interface (UPI)/Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) at railway counters for another year till 12 June next year. .

Indian Railways started this mode of accepting payment for tickets from 1 December 2017. However, Railway passengers can avail of this discount by booking the tickets at counters and not by booking online tickets. Indian Railways has decided to provide a 5% discount on the total value of basic fare in PRS reserved counter ticket subject to maximum amount of discount of Rs. 50 on a ticket for payments made through Unified Payment Interface (UPI) including Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) subject to value of ticket being Rs. 100 and more.

In a statement, it said,” Railways has decided to extend the provision of 5% discount o­n the total value of basic fare o­n booking of reserved ticket through UPI (Unified Payment Interface) including BHIM application across computerized passenger Reservation System (PRS) counters up to 12 June 2022.”

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