Change in Tatkal Train Ticket Booking Timings: Online ticket booking schedule for AC and Non AC under Tatkal have been changed. This will be in effect from 15th June, 2015. Railway department has made these changes to reduce load on booking windows and online ticket booking websites. Railway department is also planning to refund half of the Tatkal ticket fare on cancellation of tatkal ticket. The decision is yet to be taken and will be announced soon. it might be half of the fare or some percentage.
Change in Tatkal Train Ticket Booking Timings:
Passengers those who want to travel by train can book their tatkal ticket which is been purchased previous day of the journey. Previously the passengers use to book it at 10:00 AM. Now the changes in Tatkal timings are as follows:
- Reservation under Tatkal Scheme for AC classes will be at 10:00 AM
- Reservation under Tatkal Scheme for Non AC classes will be at 11:00 AM
New IRCTC Schedule from 15th June, 2015:
Another important changes in railway ticket booking is that all ticketing agents will be debarred including IRCTC for 30 minutes. You can find the complete information from below.
- At Railway ticket booking windows reservation of tickets starts from 8:00 AM where as for IRCTC and other ticketing agents it starts from 8:30 AM
- At Railway ticket booking windows reservation of Tatkal tickets for AC Class starts from 10:00 AM where as for IRCTC and other ticketing agents it starts from 10:30 AM
- At Railway ticket booking windows reservation of Tatkal tickets starts for Non AC from 11:00 AM where as for IRCTC and other ticketing agents it starts from 11:30 AM
Keeping server load issues in mind railway department had made these changes.