IRCTC stock gains on announcing attractive travel offers for festive season

With the upcoming festive season, the company is also planning for more attractive travel offers for the passengers of its premium passenger trains which will be subsequently launched.

Aug 17, 2021 03:08 IST India Infoline News Service

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Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC Ltd) on Tuesday announced an exclusive cashback of 5% on train fare to all-female passengers travelling on its two premium trains during the period between 15th and 24th August 2021.

The new offer is to celebrate the auspicious festival of Rakshabandhan.

As per the regulatory filing, the cashback will be applicable only for the journeys performed during the offer period irrespective of the number of times and will be credited to the same account through which the tickets have been booked.

The cashback will be also applicable for the female passengers who have already booked their tickets for the above journey period before the launch of the offer.

Further, with the upcoming festive season, the company is also planning for more attractive travel offers for the passengers of its premium passenger trains which will be subsequently launched.

IRCTC said that it is set to welcome the travellers on-board its Tejas Express Trains on the Lucknow-Delhi-Lucknow (Train No. 82501/02) and Ahmedabad – Mumbai - Ahmedabad(Train No. 82901/02) route with the company recently restarting the operation of its two premium passenger trains from 7th August 2021 following all passenger health and safety protocols.

Currently, IRCTC  is operating its fleet of two Tejas passenger trains with a weekly frequency of four days i.e Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

At around 3.27 pm, IRCTC is trading at Rs2667 per piece up 1.5% on Sensex. 

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