Indian Railways Reservation: How To Change Journey Date, Upgrade To Higher Class And More
Passengers on Indian Railways can change the journey date of confirmed/RAC (Reservation Against Cancellation)/waitlisted tickets, which can be preponed or postponed in the same/higher class. Some facilities are only available for offline tickets, while others are available for both offline and online tickets.
Here are 5 things to know about Indian Railways’ facilities:
Customers who want to prepone or postpone their ticket should surrender their ticket at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure of the train in which the ticket was originally booked, according to Indian Railways’ website.
Can I change journey date in Irctc?
On payment of prescribed charges, the date of journey on confirmed/RAC/waitlisted tickets can be preponed or postponed in the same/higher class or for the same destination; this facility can be used only once, regardless of whether the available accommodation is reserved, RAC, or Waitlisted.
How can I change my journey ticket date?
Customers who wish to pre-book or postpone their journey should surrender their tickets to the reservation office during business hours at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure of the train in which they were originally booked, subject to restrictions during the first hour of advance reservation period opening, if any.
Can I modify my train ticket?
a. Modification of tickets, such as changing the traveller’s name(s), gender, train, or travel date, is not permitted under Indian Railways/IRCTC rules; in such cases, you are advised to cancel your original ticket and rebook a new ticket to meet your needs.
What is Irctc cancellation charges?
If a confirmed ticket is canceled more than 48 hours before the train’s scheduled departure, a flat cancellation fee of Rs.240/- for AC First Class/Executive Class, Rs.200/- for AC 2 Tier/First Class, Rs.180 for AC 3 Tier/AC Chair car/AC 3 Economy, Rs.120/- for Sleeper Class, and Rs.60/- for Economy Class will be deducted.
How can I change my railway ticket online?
Go to irctc.co.in and log in with your username and password. Go to My Account My Transactions Booked Ticket History and select the ‘Change Boarding Point’ option for the ticket you want to change the boarding station for.
How can I transfer railway ticket online?
Passengers can use the Indian Railways’ ticket transfer service for both offline and online tickets; for online tickets booked through IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation), passengers can go to the nearest railway reservation office and make a request with a printed copy of the e-reservation slip.
Can I travel on my father ticket in train?
A passenger can transfer his confirmed ticket to any other member of his family, including his father, mother, brother, sister, son, daughter, husband, and wife, by submitting a request 24 hours prior to the train’s departure.
Can we change the gender in booked railway ticket?
No, you cannot change your gender after purchasing a ticket; however, you can take a print of your ticket and ID proof to the station supervisor, who will stamp your printed ticket with your issue and give it to you to carry on your journey.
Can I edit passenger details in Irctc?
Customers can now approach the nearest Railway Reservation Office with a printout of their Electronic Reservation Slip and a photo identity proof mentioned in the Electronic Reservation Slip at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure of the train, as per existing Railway rules.
Is it possible to travel in earlier train than reserved train with same ticket?
No, you cannot travel on another train using the same ticket because the reserved ticket for the train you missed is not recorded in any other train; therefore, you must purchase an unreserved ticket and complete your journey.
Can I cancel my train ticket before 30 minutes?
If you cancel your RAC tickets up to 30 minutes before the train is scheduled to depart from the station, you will receive a refund less a cancellation fee of $60 GST per passenger.
Can I cancel a single ticket from a group in Irctc?
Select the names of only those passengers whose reservations must be cancelled, in the case of partial cancellation of a ticket. Select the check box before the passenger’s name and click on the ‘Cancel Ticket’ option to begin the cancellation procedure.
How much time Irctc refund takes?
IRCTC refunds are usually processed within 5 to 7 working days, but there are some fees associated with ticket cancellation.