Ministry of Railways issued press release restricting ticket booked through online. No online booking from 10.00 to 10.30 hours. No Quick Book Option or e-vault option from 08:00 to 12:00 hours. Maximum 2 tickets for 2 hours. Read for more restrictions
Indian Railways has increased Tatkal charges from Rs.10 to Rs.100. The maximum reservation charges for A.C. Third Class, has been increased from Rs.350 to Rs.400. The minimum charges have been increased from Rs.250 to Rs.300.
No need to enclose identification proof at the time of tatkal booking or mention its number. However any one of the passenger(s) travelling in that tatkal ticket have to produce identity proof as per the list as being followed for general booking.
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Tatkal Scheme in Passenger Trains to be Introduced – Presently scheme is available Mail / Express trains and in all reserved classes except First Class and First AC Class
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Revision of Tatkal Charges for Train Journeys to be Effective From 1st April 2013 Onwards
Tatkal booking opens at 10 AM on the previous day of journey excluding date of journey from the train originating station. b. The reservation under this scheme is available only upto the time of preparation of charts. . c. The facility of change of name is not permitted on the bookings made under Tatkal scheme.
With a view to reduce the scope for misuse, Tatkal tickets are issued on production of self attested photocopy of one of the prescribed proof of identity and the same in original is required to be carried during the journey, to verify the bonafide of passengers.
Indian Railways have taken various measures to facilitate access to general as well as Tatkal reservation by common man. Accordingly, more than 2900 computerized Passenger Reservation System (PRS) locations have been opened and facility of booking through internet has also been provided.