The initial trends suggest that the allocation of a stop-over for the new train at Tirur will bring in rich dividends to the railway.
According to these posts, male passengers aged above 60 years are eligible for a 40-percent concession and females above 58 years have a 50-percent concession while purchasing train tickets.
The new platform 'Ente KSRTC Neo OPRS will also permit the booking of tickets from the subsequent stop-overs of a bus, that has already commenced its service.
Railways have announced only a single special train to the Malabar region – the Tambaram-Mangaluru Express that will run on August 22, 29, and September 5.
The Indian promoters of the premier two-wheel racing competition, Fairstreet Sports, will start the tickets sales soon for the event to held at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida from September 22-24.
The much-awaited Grand Prix is on October 8, at 8 pm.
As only one ticket is booked and that too in advance, the passenger would be spared of fare hike and can save a large amount of money.
Executive class tickets get wait-listed until May 1.
Bus operators claim that fares have been increased as they are now subjected to double taxation and because operational costs have gone up.
Since the coronavirus-triggered lockdown was eased, the Railways has been running only special trains.