Modes of Ticketing
A) Ticket Booking Office:
Tickets can be bought in cash at booking counters provided at all suburban stations. After buying the ticket, journey should be started in one hour.
The ATVMs are available at all stations and one can purchase First & Second Class single, return & renew season tickets & Platform tickets for adult & child. Smart Card is used to purchase tickets through ATVM. Smart Card can be purchased at booking offices at stations and recharged as per requirements. Commuters get 5% extra value on every recharge.
Smart Card Cost : Rs 70 (Rs 50 refundable deposit & Rs20 recharge value)
Benefit :5% extra value on every recharge
Types of Tickets issued : I Class & II Class, Single, Return, Platform Tickets, Renew Season Tickets for Adult & Child
Minimum Recharge: Rs 20
Maximum Recharge : Rs 9500
Smart Card Cancellation Charges : Rs 30
Validiti: upto 12 months from last recharge
Cash/card operated Ticket Vending Machines are available at select stations. One can purchase tickets using CASH/SMART CARD. Single, return, second and first class journey tickets and season tickets for suburban and second class tickets for non suburban section can be purchased. click for details
C) Mobile Ticketing :
Download mobile app "UTS" on your smartphone (Android/Windows based) and sign up. R-Wallet with zero balance will be created. The Unreserved Railway journey tickets, Season tickets and Platform tickets can be booked by logging in with the mobile number & password. No need to print the ticket. The ticket is delivered on mobile itself. The R-Wallet can be recharged with a minimum amount of ` 100/- at any booking windows or through www.utsonmobile.indianrail.gov.in
Mobile ticketing FAQs
D) JTBS : Under the JTBS scheme, JTBS have been provided counters outside the station wherein the passengers can purchase unreserved tickets on payment of ` 1/- extra per passenger. Presently 24 counters are functional in the Mumbai suburban section.
E) IRCTC : IRCTC in its website www.irctc.co.in has made provision for issuance of season ticket only by booking online. The same is delivered on the registered address of the passenger.
Tickets can be bought for single journey (one way) or a return journey. A return ticket is valid till midnight of the next day on weekdays and till Monday if purchased on a Friday for undertaking return journey.
TOURIST TICKET :
Tourist Tickets for unlimited travel in Mumbai Suburban section of Western Railway & Central Railway are available at all suburban stations as under: