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Where Can I get the full list of diffrent types of trains

List of Mail & Express Trains running in Indian Railways To get the full list of Mail & Express trains click on this link – http://www.indianrail.gov.in/mail_express_trn_list.html List of Rajdhani Express Trains running in Indian Railways To get the full list of Rajdhani Express Trains click on this link – http://www.indianrail.gov.in/rajdhani_trn_list.html List of Shatabadi Trains running Read More

How to book Circular Journey Ticket & what are its advantages ?

What are the advantages of booking a Circular Journey Ticket? Circular Journey Tickets give you the benefit of telescopic rates, which are considerably lower than regular point-to-point fare. These rates are calculated on Mail/Express Fares. With these tickets, you not only save time but also the inconvenience of booking tickets for each leg of the Read More

What are Circular Journey Tickets?

If you wish to go on a pilgrimage or sightseeing trip to many destinations, Indian Railways provide the facility of booking Circular Journey Tickets. These tickets offer you unique travel flexibility, as they are issued for all journeys (other than regular routes) which begin and end at the same station. Circular Journey Tickets can be Read More

Can my confirmed ticket be transferred to somebody else?

If you are holding a confirmed ticket and are unable to travel, your ticket can be transferred to your family members viz., father, mother, brother, sister, son, daughter, husband or wife. To transfer your ticket, you must submit your request atleast 24 hours in advance of the scheduled departure of the train. Tickets can also Read More

Can I break my journey ?

Can I break my journey at any intermediate station? If you hold a journey ticket for more than 500 kms, you can break your journey once for two days at any station enroute. This facility can be availed only after traveling 500 kms from the starting station. If your ticket is for more than 1000 Read More

What are concessions available for Passengers?

What are the different types of concessions available for Passengers? At present Indian Railways offers Concession tickets only to Senior Citizens (Age equal or above 60 years for Male & Age equal or above 60 years for Female). This concession is also offered only on specific request made by the User by clicking the relevant Read More

How much Should i pay Extra for Booking ?

How much extra should I pay for my e-ticket? IRCTC levies a service charge of Rs.10/- per e-ticket in case of sleeper class(SL) and Second sitting(2S) and Rs.20/-per e-ticket in case of all other classes(1AC,2AC,3AC,CC,3E,FC) irrespective of the number of passengers booked on an e-ticket. How much extra should I pay for my I-ticket? IRCTC Read More

What changes are allowed in Tickets ?

How to postpone/prepone journey in e-ticket? This can be done on line by cancelling the original ticket and booking a fresh ticket. How to change name of passenger in e-ticket? To know the procedure of changing the name of passenger click below link – http://irctc.co.in/Eticket_new_cancel.html Can partial cancellation be done in e-ticket? Yes. Partial Cancellation Read More

What if I forget to carry Photo Identity card?

One of the passenger booked on an E-ticket in a PNR is required to present any of the seven identity cards noted below in original during the train journey and same will be accepted as a proof of identity failing which the passenger will be treated as traveling without ticket and shall be dealt as Read More

What are e-Ticket & i-Ticket ?

e-Ticket & i-Ticket are both booked online at IRCTC website. However the difference is i-ticket is delivered in hard copy through courier where as e-ticket is downloaded and print-out can be taken on normal paper via a printer

How many days in advance can I reserve my ticket?

You can reserve your ticket 90 days in advance, excluding the date of journey at the train Originating station. At intermediate stations where the train arrives the following day, Reservation can be done 91 days in advance. In the case of some intercity day express trains, the advance reservation period is less.

Can I book a ticket from for any destination from any station in India?

Yes, you can. In fact, you can book your ticket for any train on the Indian Railways network, from any origin station to any destination at any of the Computerized Reservation Centre’s, across the country. You can now book your onward and return journey tickets from any computerized Reservation Centre nearest to you.

What are the two WL (waitlist) numbers on the ticket ?

Getting oriented in your ticket and WL numbers… On your ticket, there are 2 numbers. They tell you the position you joined the waitlist and your current position – in this order. Let´s have an example: You are booking a ticket online (Indian Railways , Irctc , etc… ) You found what you wanted, your Read More

What is Change of Boarding Point ?

If a passenger desires to occupy reserved accommodation from any station enroute, he would be permitted to entrain at any intermediate station he chooses irrespective of the distance from the starting station subject to the following conditions : A specific request must be made in writing at the station from where the ticket is purchased Read More

Cancellation of Reservation Due to Late Arrival

If a passenger, for whom a berth or seat has been reserved, does not turn up up to 10 minutes before the scheduled departure of the train, the Railway Administration may cancel the accommodation reserved for him and allot it to the passenger on the RAC list/Waiting list accordingly on priority.

What is Reservation from Intermediate Stations ?

Requisition for reservation of berths in all classes from intermediate stations not having computerised reservation facility are entertained on purchase of journey tickets only. Such requisition should be given to the Station Master of the Intermediate station 72 hours before the scheduled departure of the train from the station. Such application shall be sent to Read More

When does the Reservation Work Ceases ?

The requests for reservation at the reservation counters are accepted up to 4 hours before the scheduled departure of the train, after which, the reservation will be done at the current counters at the stations up to one hour before the scheduled departure of the train and thereafter by the Ticket Collector/Conductor on the platform, Read More

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