Indian Railways new time table has been made operational from October 1 and to ensure that passengers do not face any hassles during ticket booking time, the authorities have looked to ensure the process becomes seamless and is well advertised so all can be forewarned. Here we detail the Advance Reservation feature and making changes in travel plans:
To help you plan your journey well in advance, Indian Railways offers you the facility of Advance Reservation. About 97% of the advance reservation centres are computerised, making ticket booking possible for you from anywhere to anywhere.
Can ticket booking for a train happen from Nagpur to Bangalore at Howrah?
Yes. In fact, ticket booking can happen for any train on the Indian Railways network, from any originating station to any destination at any of the 3,252 Computerised Reservation Centres, across the country.
With the network of New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Secunderabad and Chennai Passenger Reservation Systems, 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 www.irctc. co.in. Payments can be made directly through the website. Please follow the instructions posted on the website and Advance reservation through internet.
How many days in advance can I reserve my ticket on Indian Railways trains?
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 121days 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 varies from 10 to 60 days. Such Trains may have a higher fare than normal Trains
Check out: Indian Railways fares