New Delhi, November 7: The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation has announced a new rule for booking tickets.
According to this new rule, a second reservation chart will be prepared 30 minutes before the scheduled departure of trains. IRCTC releases new train ticket booking rules.
New changes will add to convenience of passengers who may have to deal with last-minute plan changes.
Earlier, during the pandemic period, the chart was being prepared two hours ahead of the train departure for the convenience of the passengers. Before pandemic times, only first chart used to be prepared, four hours in advance of the departure. The remaining seats could be booked by passengers online or by visiting passenger reservation system counters.
People were give seats on first-come-first-serve basis. The new changes in the system will add to the convenience of those passengers who may have to deal with last-minute plan changes. It will allow those, who have last-minute plan change to book or cancel tickets before the second chart is prepared.
More details can be downloaded from the website of Indian Railways.