Catering Services and Prices Details on Vande Bharat Express (Train 18)
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Management of On-Board Catering Services on Train Set 18
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, Dated.05.02.2019
The Principal Chief Commercial Managers,
All Zonal Railways,
The Chairman and Managing Director,
IRCTC, Barakhambha Road, New Delhi.
Chanakya Puri, New Delhi.
(Commercial Circular No.05 of 2019)
Sub: Management of On-Board Catering Services on Train Set 18.
Train Set 18 is planned to be introduced between NDLS and BSB. Accordingly, management of on-board Catering Services on Train Set 18 shall be done as per the following guidelines :-
(i) The sector-wise catering services and tariff of Train Set 18 between NDLS-BSB are as under:-
|Train Set 18 from NDLS to BSB||Train Set 18 from BSB to NDLS|
|Between Station||Types of Service||Traiff in Rs.||Between Station||Types of Service||Traiff in Rs.|
|NDLS-BSB (06:00 Hr to 14:00 Hr)||Breakfast with Morning Tea and Lunch||399.00||344.00||BSB- NDLS (15:00 Hr to 23:00 Hr)||Evening Tea with Snacks & Dinner||349.00||288.00|
|NDLS-CNB (06:00 Hr to 10:20 Hr))||Breakfast
|155.00||122.00||BSB-CNB (15:00 Hr to 18:30 Hr)||Evening Tea with Snacks||105.00||66.00|
|NDLS-ALD (06:00 Hr to 12:25 Hr)||Breakfast
|155.00||122.00||BSB-ALD (15:00 Hr to 16:35 Hr||Evening Tea with Snacks||105.00||66.00|
|CNB-ALD (10:20 Hr to 12:25 Hr)||Morning
|15.00||15.00||ALD- NDLS (16:35 Hr to 23:00 Hr||Evening Tea with Snacks & Dinner||349.00||288.00|
|CNB-BSB (10:20 Hr to 14:00 Hr)||MorningTea and Lunch||259.00||237.00||ALD-CNB (16:35 Hr to 18:30 Hr||Evening Tea with Snacks||105.00||66.00|
|ALD-BSB (12:25 Hr to 14:00 Hr)||Lunch||244.00||222.00||CNB- NDLS (18:30 Hr to 23:00 Hr||Tea & Dinner||259.00||237.00|
(ii) Additional Rs. 20/- will be charged from all passengers for Packaged Drinking Water (1000 ml) and News Paper which shall invariably be provided to all passengers.
(iii) The above tariff is inclusive of applicable GST @ 5% which shall be complied as per prevailing GST rules.
(iv) Catering Services in Train Set 18 will be provided to all passengers as per services mentioned vide item no. (i) above. Accordingly, the above mentioned catering charges between pair of stations would be included in the ticket fare of all passengers. However, considering the leg of journey between ALD and BSB as short first/last leg, the passengers boarding from ALD to BSB and from BSB to ALD shall have option to opt out of on-board catering services at the time of booking.
(v) The fare, for those passengers who do not opt for catering services between ALD and BSB stations (up/down directions) in advance at the time of booking, shall not include the respective catering charges mentioned above. If a passenger who did not opt for catering service in advance and subsequently decides to purchase the same on-board, an extra amount of Rs.50/- per service, in addition to the above catering charges, shall be charged. A separate receipt shall be issued to such passengers by IRCTC.
(vi) IRCTC shall manage on-board Catering Services on Train Set 18 as per the provisions of Catering Policy 2017.
(vii) IRCTC shall decide and notify the service-wise menu and standards of services which shall be commensurate with the above fixed tariff.
(viii) All other instructions for management of on-board catering services on pie-paid trains wifi remain unchanged.
This issues with the concurrence of Finance Directorate of Ministry of Railways.
DFM as Director (T&C)