From July 1st, film technicians traveling in Indian Railways for film work, can avail special discounts, meant exclusively for film personnel.
According to Railway authorities, the Indian Railways have recognized 31 regional cinema zones in India. Stunt men, dancers, musicians, editors and other film production related workforce will benefit by this initiative. The point to be noted here is, the discounts are applicable only for travel during film schedules and film related work.
The discount ranges are classified as below:
Sleeper class is entitled for a discount of up to 75%. Similarly discounts for 1st class, AC Chair Car, AC Three tier and AC 2 tier- is up to 50%. These fares are applicable in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and other express trains. However these fares are not applicable for Duronto, Yuva and Gareeb Rath. For more information, the railway authorities can be contacted.