Indian Railways also offers the facility of the season tickets and it is provided for the first class (FC) and second (2S) classes of travel. Various types of season tickets available through Internet include Quarterly and monthly season tickets. Charges for the Quaterly season ticket are applied at 2.7 times of the fare of normal season ticket which is rounded off to the subsequent higher multiple of Rs 5.
Currently season ticket booking through internet is not applicable for child/student/other concessional tickets. It is permissible only for Adult passengers. One needs to visit the IRCTC website to locate the station codes for various stations. Customer is required to select the source as well as destination stations from the dropdown list provided on webpage. Station names in addition to the station codes are listed in the drop down menu box.
In order to exercise the internet railway reservation facility, one needs to get registered online by completing the personal details and submitting the Registration Form on web site. One is required to select the Mumbai suburban season ticket facility during the registration process in order to book season tickets via www.irctc.co.in.
No extra charges need to pay for the internet booking of season tickets and service charges for all the classes is Nil. Currently one cannot modify the details of the ticket through this site. Tickets are delivered to the customer by courier at the specified address. There are limited places where the delivery of season ticket can be made through courier
One should book the season tickets two or three calendar days in advance from the date of journey so that they can be delivered in time by the courier. One can track the delivery status of the ticket by submitting the STR No in the place “Track Your Ticket” on the website. In addition to that one can also contact the local courier office using the address / phone numbers provided on website.