BJP Led NDA government at the Centre took a step towards allowing the private participation into Indian Railways. Indian Railways introducing Private Railway Online Tickets Reservation in the name Yathri Tickets Suvidha Kendr (YTSK). YTSK allows the private players into the IRCTC of Railway Online Reserved & Tatkal E-Tickets Booking Reservation Centers.
Using YTSK passengers can reserve First Class, Sleeper Class, All AC, Tatkal Reservation and un-reserved tickets. The timing of operations of these terminals for general reservation will be from 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM on weekdays and from 9:00 AM to 08:00 PM on Sunday. The booking of Tatkal ticket will start from 11:00 AM. YSTK terminals will collect the service charge of 30/- rupees per passenger for second sitting and sleeper class, 40/- rupees per passenger for all other classes, 1/- rupee per passenger for un-reserved ticket. Sevice charge for cancellation of the tickets booked through this terminals will be 50% of the charges prescribed for the booking.