Tatkal booking timings changed, refund will be 50%

Booking for tatkal special trains to be two months

GN Bureau | June 10, 2015


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The railways have revised booking timing and cancellation rules for Tatkal tickets. 

The Tatkal booking for air conditioned classes will commence at 10 am and close at 11 am, while for the non-AC classes, the Tatkal booking will commence at 11 am and close at noon.

Meanwhile, refund rules have been changed. Now, the passengers will get refund of upto 50 percent on cancellation of the ticket..

Indian Railways will soon launch its ‘Tatkal Special’ train service, travelling on which will be dearer than on normal trains.The reservation period for Tatkal Special trains has also been revised. The advance reservation period is of a minimum 10 days and a maximum of 60 days.

Meanwhile, railway minister Suresh Prabhu has said that the government will invest Rs. 8.5 lakh crore over the next five years to develop the Indian Railways services.

Speaking at a programme in Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Banaras Hindu University here on Monday, Prabhu said that the lack of funds will not come in the way for developing the railways, as it was a firm determination of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to raise the performance of the railways to global standards.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a joint research on material and engineering was also signed between IIT-BHU and Railways.

Prabhu further stressed on the need the recycle the waste in railways, saying that it would benefit the country in the long run.

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