New Delhi: An IBN7 expose has revealed why genuine passengers have virtually no shot at a Railway Tatkal ticket. The expose reveals how touts corner tickets meant for emergency travel and then sell them at a huge premium.
One of the touts IBN7 reporter met offered him a Tatkal ticket for Rs 1300, a steep price when compared to a regular sleeper class ticket that costs about Rs 400.
The sting conducted at the New Delhi Railway Station and Mumbai and Kurla terminus showed how the touts cornered tickets meant for emergency travel even before the counters opened.
The touts proceeded to offer coach details even before booking the tickets....more
06:50 PM, Jun 26, 2012