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
When all available seats in a given train are sold, Indian Railway or IRCTC release RAC for booking, once those are sold as well, then WL tickets are released. For every train people naturally cancel their tickets for various reasons. It is those cancellations that can get you on the train if you bought a 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.
AMENDMENT IN E-TICKET SCHEME : The accommodation booked is not transferable and is valid only if one of the passenger booked on an e-ticket in a transaction presents any of the identity cards (Voter identity card/Passport/ Pan card/Driving license/Photo I/d card of Central/State Government/Student Identity Card with photograph issued by recognized School/College for their students/Nationalised 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