This is with reference to "Rlys to tap Net cafes, ATMs for ticket sales" (

Business Line,

September 22): The reason why e-ticketing has not caught on is not because of poor accessibility to the Internet. It is because of the additional cost charged to the customer for booking tickets online.

If the Railways considers eliminating the additional charges on a trial basis things could change for the better.

C. Srinivasan


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(This article was published in the Business Line print edition dated September 27, 2006)
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