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Go India Smart Card Scheme in Railways
Mar 04, 2015

Indian Railways has launched Go-India smart card scheme on pilot basis on two sectors—New Delhi-Mumbai and New Delhi-Howrah. The scheme is intended to reduce the transaction time at the booking counters for the convenience of passengers as it facilitates cashless transaction.

Salient Features 

  • At present, the Go-India smart card enables passengers to pay for reserved and unreserved tickets. 
     
  • The smart card can be used at nominated Unreserved Ticketing System (UTS)/Passenger Reservation System (PRS) counters and at Automatic Ticket Vending Machines (ATVMs) on these two sectors for issuing tickets. 
     
  • Initially, the card can be get issued by paying minimum Rs.70 where passenger will get Rs.20 balance. 
     
  • Card can be recharged for Rs.20 or in multiple of Rs.50 up to Rs. 5000.
     
  • Maximum limit on Go-India smart card is Rs.10,000.
     
  • Go-India smart card has life time validity. 
     
  • In case of no usage in six months from the date of last transaction, smart card will be temporarily deactivated, which can be activated again by paying Rs.50 as activation fee. 

 


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