Can I Prepone or Postpone my Reservation?

The date of journey on Confirmed/RAC/waitlisted tickets can be preponed or postponed in the same/higher class or for the same destination on payment of prescribed charges. This facility can be availed only once, irrespective of whether the accommodation available is reserved or RAC or Waitlisted. If you want to prepone or postpone the date of your journey, you should surrender … Continue reading

Berth Upgradation Scheme in Indian Railways

If accommodation is available in a given train at the time of preparation of chart, then a full-fare paying passenger can be upgraded to higher class without paying any additional charge. This facility is available in almost all the trains of Indian railways. At the time of booking the ticket, the passengers are required to check the box for being … Continue reading

Information you can obtain on Railway Enquiry Number 139?

Indian railways have special provision where you can call their universal enquiry number ‘139’ from anywhere in the country without dialing the STD code. Information with regard to arrival/ departure/running position of trains, accommodation availability, current status of ticket, fare enquiry etc. can be found through this number. Once you dial this number, you can enter the train number, PNR … Continue reading

Tatkal Booking Scheme for Indian Railways

Indian railways is a crowded place and more often than not, it is almost impossible to get a train reservation at short notice. Keeping this in mind, Indian railways have introduced tatkal Reservation system in December 1997. Since then several modifications have been made from time to time to make the scheme more beneficial for travelers across the country. The salient features of … Continue reading

Advance Reservation FAQs for Indian Railways

Do I need to go to Delhi if I need to book a ticket to travel from Delhi to Mumbai? No. You don’t need to. Thanks to the 3252 computerized reservation(and counting) centers across India, you can now book your ticket for any train from any originating station to any destination. Alternatively you can also make all your reservations by using the … Continue reading