Sunday, October 25, 2015

Rules For Advance Period Of Reservation

Rules Of Advance Period Of Train Ticket Reservation

Indian Railways offers the facility to book train tickets from any originating station to any destination (subject to distance restrictions and availability of quotas) at any of the 3252 Computerised Reservation Centres, across the country. With the network of New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Secunderabad and Chennai Passenger Reservation Systems (PRS), you can now book your onward and return journey tickets from any Computerised Reservation Centre nearest to you - not just from major railway stations. This networking makes reservation of tickets faster and simpler.

Reserved tickets can also be obtained by accessing the website Payments can be made directly through the website.

Following is the summary of rules related with with advance period of Train Ticket Reservation.

  • You can reserve your ticket 120 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 121 days in advance. In the case of some intercity day express trains, the advance reservation period is less. Special Trains are planned by Railways where ARP  (Advance Reservation Period) varies from 10 to 60 days. Such Trains may have a higher fare than normal Trains.
  • The reservation status will be clearly indicated in your ticket. If your ticket is confirmed, your coach and berth numbers will be mentioned on your ticket in all classes other than First Class and AC First Class. For these, the word “Confirmed”, will be printed alongside the class of travel. If your ticket is in RAC (Reservation Against Cancellation)/ Waitlisted status, the same will be mentioned on the ticket. Note: Passengers are requested to kindly note that while every effort will be made to ensure a comfortable, hassle free journey, Indian Railways are not liable to compensate a passenger due to non-provision of reserved accommodation or for any losses suffered due to late running of trains and other such unintended eventualities which are not willful or deliberately perpetrated.

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