(1) Normal rules on Break Journey will not apply in case of Circular Journey Tickets for such circular journey which commences and completes at the same station. Return Journey on the shortest route or on a route upto 15% longer than the shortest route will not be treated as circular journey for this purpose. Circular Journey Tickets can be issued for all classes. Before issuing Circular Journey Ticket, the passenger should be asked to advise the names of maximum eight stations (excluding originating/destination station) where he wants to break the journey.
(2) Validity period - The validity period for the ticket will be calculated at the sum of journey days and break journey days - journey days to be calculated @ 1 day per 400 kms distance or part thereof and break journey days to be calculated @ 1 day per 200 Kms. The ticket will be valid from the day of journey indicated on the ticket. There will be no restriction on commencing the break journey. The passenger will be required to put his signature with date on the ticket on commencement of journey.
(3) Break Journey - On a circular journey ticket the maximum number of break journey will be 8 (eight). The endorsement of break-journey is not required on Circular Journey Tickets.
(4) Fare for Circular Journey ticket - The circular journey ticket will be charged for two single journeys, each journey being taken as half of the total distance. Reservation charges for different legs of journeys, supplementary charge on super-fast, etc. will be levied extra. If a passenger travels in higher class or by higher category of trains, he will be required to pay the difference of fares for such distance on point to point basis.
Source : Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 09-02-2011
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