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Good New for train travelers. You can continue to book your train ticket with 500 and 1000 Rs notes for limited time.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 currency notes are illegal as of midnight. But passenger can book Railway Ticket, Plain ticket and Bus ticket for some days. Here are the details from the press release by Government of India.

Shri Modi stated that on humanitarian grounds notes of five hundred and one thousand rupees will be accepted at government hospitals, pharmacies in government hospitals (with prescription of a doctor), booking counters for railway tickets, government buses, airline ticket counters, petrol, diesel and gas stations of PSU oil companies, consumer cooperative stores authorized by the state or central government, milk booths authorized by state government and crematoria, burial grounds.

So govt making sure that no of essential services are impact and PSU continue to get business, mostly they will be making more money in those times.

On Lighter note …

Passenger to TTE – Can I get a confirmed berth in 500 / 1000 Rs?
TTE – Give me 100 only 🙂

 

500 and 1000 Rs notes Accepted at Railway Stations

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