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Railways eases mandatory catering charges, makes it optional in four trains

Railways eases mandatory catering charges, makes it optional in four trains

Seeking to explore the possibility of making mandatory catering services optional on trains, the railway ministry has decided to put it on trial in four premium trains 

Railways increases Tatkal ticket charges, new rates from December 25

 Railways has increased Tatkal ticket charges.

Revised timings for booking Tatkal tickets effective from today

The timings for booking Tatkal tickets in AC and non-AC classes will change from June 15 as the Railways has staggered the schedule to reduce the load on the ticketing site and booking windows.

Tatkal ticket booking timings changed

The Railway Ministry has changed the timings for booking Tatkal tickets. Booking for AC classes will start at 10 am and close at 11 am. For non-AC classes, booking will start from 11 am and close at 12  pm.

Bombay HC dismisses PIL questioning separate counters for railway agents

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday dismissed a public interest litigation challenging separate counters for railway agents at the railway booking offices.

Rail Budget 2013: How it will hit Aam Aadmi’s pocket

There are subtle but substantial charges in Rail Budget 2013 which will definitely translate into costlier rail services.

Railway Board rolls back circular on `Tatkal` ticket holders

The Railway Board has rolled back a circular under which `Tatkal` ticket holders were given priority while clearing waiting lists over normal reservation ticket holders.

Train mishaps declined consistently: Govt

Train mishaps have "consistently declined" and have come down to 77 in 2011-12 from 335 in 2001-02 barring the ones at unmanned level crossings, the government said on Friday.

IRCTC pulls the plug on 44,000 multiple user IDs

Plagued by increasing complaints from genuine passengers about unavailability of tickets, Railways have undertaken a slew of measures including change of Tatkal booking time and more restrictions on agents.

Railways to launch revamped Tatkal scheme Monday

Indian Railways will reduce the advance reservation period for Tatkal tickets from 48 hours to 24 hours.

Rlys mull time changes for tatkal, normal bookings

To reduce heavy rush for e-tickets
during morning hours that often leads to slowing up of the
IRCTC website, the Railways are mulling two separate timings
for opening of tatkal and normal bookings.