Railways extend E-ticketing facility for differently abled passengers

Indian Railways has extended its e-ticketing facility to differently abled persons in order to provide them with more convenience.

As per railways this e-ticketing facility will be available to those passengers who are differently-abled such as orthopaedically handicapped, hearing and speech impaired persons, mentally challenged or vision challenged.

These passengers will be given photo-identity card through which facilities of e-ticketing can be availed for booking of rail tickets.

In order to obtain photo-identity card, passengers who are differently-abled must need to submit their original handicapped medical certificate along with two copies of recent passport size photographs, photo-identity proof and proof of date of birth in the commercial branch of nearest Divisional Railway Manager’s Office.

After the due verification of the certificate/documents, they will be issued photo-identity card. This photo-identity card is not transferable and must be used only on journey conducted by the person for which the card was issued.

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