Indian Railways, IRCTC, Festive, Online Ticket Booking: Those people who used to book tickets online and for some reasons were unable to travel, then those seats would remain vacant. Now this will not happen under the new rule.
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IRCTC will now make the first chart train four hours before departure. After this, a second chart will also be made half an hour before the train leaves. Tickets can be purchased online and offline before the second chart is created. Which will be given on a first come, first served basis. IRCTC said in its statement that ‘on the appeal of the zonal railways and in view of the convenience of the railway passengers, it has been decided that the second reservation chart will be prepared half an hour before the departure of the train’.
Tickets can be purchased both online and at the ticket counter before a second chart is created. Railways have also made changes in their software under the new changes. Explain that the passenger trains are running canceled due to Corona virus scramble, but in view of the resumption of services and the festive season, the Railways has decided to run special trains.
Here’s how to book tickets online: To book an online train ticket, first of all you have to log on to irctc.co.in and create your IRCTC account and register there. After selecting your destination, date, category, click on the option of Find Trains.
After selecting the train, click on the option of check availability to get the information about the fare and availability of the train. If the ticket is available, you have to book the ticket by clicking on the option of Book Now.