(1) If average speed of a train, in both up and down directions, is minimum 55 kmph on Broad Gauge and 45 kmph on Metre Gauge, it is treated as superfast train for the purpose of levying superfast surcharge. The average speed is calculated by dividing the end-to-end distance by the total journey time.
(2)(i):The rate of superfast surcharge is as under :
SUPERFAST SURCHARGE (RS.)
AC CHAIR CAR
(ii):The charges for Monthly & Quarterly superfast surcharge tickets (for season ticket holders), are as under :
MONTHLY SUPERFAST SURCHARGE TICKET
QUARTERLY SUPERFAST SURCHARGE TICKET
EQUIVALENT TO SUPERFAST SURCHARGE FOR 15 SINGLE JOURNEYS IN FIRST CLASS
EQUIVALENT TO SUPERFAST SURCHARGE FOR 45 SINGLE JOURNEYS IN FIRST CLASS
(3) Superfast surcharge is levied on all passengers, irrespective of distance, separately for each journey. On tickets involving more than one journey, i.e. where break journey is involved and circular journey tickets, superfast surcharge is levied only once.
(4) In the case of Season tickets, superfast surcharge is levied subject to other provisions contained in the rules for Season tickets.