Oct 1, 2016

Foreigners not to get senior citizens railway concession from now

The Ministry of Railways has decided not to give any senior citizen concession to foreigners from now on. 

The Indian Railways today amended its rules for foreign senior citizens and has decided to grant concession in passenger fare only to senior citizen of Indian nationality permanently residing in India.

The Ministry of Railways have decided to grant concession to senior citizen of the age of 60 years and above for men and 58 years and above in case of women.

The element of concession is 40 per cent for men and 50 per cent for women.

The new decision means all foreign nationals will not get senior citizen concession in railways from now on. This will be implemented with immediate effect.
Source - India today