Train Ticket Transfer Rules: Indian Railways is the fourth largest railway system in the world. About 2.5 crore people travel in Indian Railways every day. Which is equal to the population of a country like Australia. Usually, people make reservations in advance to travel in trains. Because that journey becomes easier. But sometimes it also happens that due to some reason you are not able to travel before the journey. So in such a situation, you can transfer your ticket to someone else’s name also. Let us know what is the process for that.
Transfer tickets like this
To transfer a confirmed ticket to someone else’s name, you have to go through a process. If you have got a confirmed ticket. Then you have to take its print out and go to the reservation counter. After that you will need your identity card and the name of the person in whose name you want to transfer the ticket. His identity card will have to be submitted. And an application will also have to be written along with it. In which you will tell what is your relationship with that person.
After this you will have to submit the printout of the ticket and the application form to the reservation supervisor of the ticket counter. After verification, your ticket will be transferred to your concerned family member. Please note that you cannot transfer this ticket to any friend or other person. According to Railway rules, it can be transferred only to your family members.
Must be informed 24 hours in advance
If you are not able to travel, you will have to inform 24 hours in advance. Only then will the ticket transfer process be completed. Otherwise your ticket will go waste. You too will not travel on it and no one else will be able to travel on it. Therefore, if you come across such a situation then go to the ticket counter 24 hours in advance and get it done.