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Sri Lanka Railways Seasons Tickets Application

Organisation : Sri Lanka Railways (Department of Railways)
Facility Name : Issuing Railway Seasons Tickets
Country : Sri Lanka
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How To Get Sri Lanka Railways Seasons Tickets?

Railway Seasons tickets are issued at the Railway Stations. There are two types of Seasons tickets, Private Seasons and Government Seasons. Multiple form of the season ticket exists (For 2nd Class and 3rd Class): Weekly Season, Monthly Season, Zonal Season and Three Months Season (Only for Government Employees). All provide unlimited travels between two named stations for the specific time period.

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Application/Reservation method of the service:
An application form should be submitted for the first time for getting the Season Folders. The applications can be obtained from Station Masters at the Railway Stations OR you can directly download the requesting application (Form 2.11 and From 2.12) from the Department website. It is required to submit two copies of 2” x 2¼” sized color photos and Rs.200/- should be paid for preparing a new Season Folder.

A receipt is issued. All the application and the photos should be certified by an authorized person. Until the Season Folder receiving, instead of Season Folder thereceipt can be used when getting the particular season ticket at the stations. (For the government seasons, it is required to be followed the government season issuing procedures.) Payment information can be obtained at the particular stations

Payments/Charges to be made for the service:
Payment information can be obtained from the particular stations

Documents to be submitted:
When getting new season, the Season Folder and Old Season Ticket should be submitted to the station ticket counter.

Procedure of the service:
Season Tickets are issued at the stations before the beginning of the particular month and exist until 7th of the month. For the government seasons, it is require to be followed the government season issuing procedures.

Average time taken for obtaining the service:
Two minutes

Officer responsible for extending the service:
Station Masters at the particular Railway Stations

Deviations of the service process:
A Season Folder can be obtained from the Railway Head Office (Only for government employees). A proper application form should be submitted. Government Seasons can be obtained from the Railway Head Office from 4th to 10th of each month. A new season application form should be submitted. Additional Rs.50/- should be paid for late charges.

Additional Simplified Procedure

Here’s how to get Sri Lanka Railways Season Tickets:

Application Process:
** Visit a Railway Station Master at your preferred station.
** You can also download the application forms from the Sri Lanka Railways website.

Documents Required:
** Two passport-sized color photographs (2” x 2¼”).
** Completed application form.

** Rs. 200 for a new Season Folder.
** Season ticket charges depend on the route and type of season ticket (regular/concessionary). You can inquire about the specific fare at the station.
** Late application fee of Rs. 50 applies for government seasons after the 10th of each month.

Additional Notes:
** Season tickets are issued between the beginning of the month and the 7th of that month.
** There’s a separate process for government season tickets handled by the Railway Head Office.

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