Your reserved ticket for a lower class can be upgraded to a higher class for the same train and date, subject to availability of accommodation. The upgrading of accommodation can be done only once on collection of fresh reservation charges and the fare difference. This can also be done during the journey by approaching the Read More
The date of journey on Confirmed/RAC/Waitlisted tickets can be preponed or postponed in the same/higher class or for a longer distance on payment of nominal charges. This facility can be availed only once, irrespective of whether the accommodation available is reserved or RAC or wait-listed. If you want to prepone the date of your journey, Read More
If you don’t have any ticket, you may approach the Train Superintendent/TTE after purchasing an unreserved ticket from the booking office. The TTE will allot the accommodation, subject to availability. You can also try tatkal booking which is open prior to 24 hours before the boarding of train
You can board the train with an RAC ticket. You will be provided with sitting accommodation initially and allotted a berth (in case of passengers not turning up) in the train.
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
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.
Allotment of accommodation is done by the computer as per pre-defined logic. Efforts are made to provide compact accommodation to persons booked under the same PNR on first come first served basis. The Railway Administration will endeavor to provide reserved accommodation but does not guarantee the same and will admit no claim for compensation for Read More
Here is a list of various codes and its meanings. Symbol Description CAN/MOD Cancelled or Modified Passenger CNF / Confirmed Confirmed (Coach/Berth number will be available after chart preparation) RAC Reservation Against Cancellation WL # Waiting List Number RLWL Remote Location Wait List GNWL General Wait List PQWL Pooled Quota Wait List REGRET/WL No More Read More