Welcome to Railways Reservation
Citizens with an age above as specified by railway are given a special nomenclature in the Indian nomenclature as "Senior Citizen". Indian Railway Reservation system offers a senior citizen concession of 50% on the train tickets for the females above the age of 58. Males can avail this railway reservation concession above the age of 60 years.
This special senior citizen concession can be availed on the railway ticket fares from the railway ticket booking centers as well as the online booking system from www.irctc.co.in. The senior citizens concession can be availed on the trains such as Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto superfast trains.
This quota can be availed easily by the senior citizens while booking their tickets. While booking the tickets you need to select the senior citizen option and you will be eligible for the reservation. You can take the concession on any class from first AC to sleeper or any other coach. The senior citizens can also avail the concession on the tatkal tickets as well. The Indian railway is always very keen to take care of the old age people, so you must always avail the benefit of concession on the railway tickets.