Tatkal tickets

Oops! No changes in ticketing rules from July 1, says Railways

Oops! No changes in ticketing rules from July 1, says Railways

Railways Thursday said no changes are being made to rules regarding booking and cancellation of wait-listed and Tatkal tickets from July 1 as has been reported on some social media platforms.

Jun 23, 2016, 21:06 PM IST
Softwares for booking Railways' tatkal tickets cheat users?

Softwares for booking Railways' tatkal tickets cheat users?

 Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Are softwares available online for booking Railways' tatkal tickets for a price cheating users?

May 15, 2016, 14:13 PM IST

IRCTC to install 5 more servers to strengthen ticketing system

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation will install five high-capacity servers, imported from Singapore, to speed up its e-ticketing operations.

Jun 26, 2015, 19:39 PM IST

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.

Jun 15, 2015, 09:13 AM IST

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Jun 10, 2015, 21:53 PM IST

Rail tatkal ticket booking timings revised; refund on cancellation

To ease pressure during peak hours, Railways has decided to stagger booking of tatkal tickets by allowing reservations in AC class from 10 am to 11 am and non-AC class from 11 am.

Jun 10, 2015, 19:58 PM IST

50 percent refund on Tatkal ticket cancellation

A 50 percent refund on will be given on cancelling Tatkal ticket and it will be effective from 1 July.

May 29, 2015, 09:54 AM IST

Parl panel raps Railways on dynamic pricing of tatkal tickets

Slamming Railway's move to sell half of its tatkal tickets under dynamic pricing, a Parliamentary panel on Thursday recommended reducing the premium on such tickets to a "minimum essential level" as the system was "legitimising inequality".

Dec 18, 2014, 18:52 PM IST

Tatkal tickets become costlier; effective October 3

In a move that could be described as "festival dampener", the rates of the tatkal tickets will go up with the Railways deciding to sell 50 percent of the quota tickets using dynamic fare system.

Oct 02, 2014, 18:57 PM IST

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.

Jan 09, 2013, 18:08 PM IST

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.

Jul 22, 2012, 08:52 AM IST

New Tatkal ticket booking rules go into effect

The Indian Railway has introduced new guidelines from Tuesday to overcome the menace of touts cornering the tatkal tickets meant for common passengers.

Jul 10, 2012, 08:39 AM IST

New Tatkal booking system from Tuesday

Amidst rising complaints about misuse of the railway`s Tatkal scheme of booking tickets, a revised scheme will come into effect from Tuesday.

Jul 09, 2012, 19:29 PM IST

Demand supply gap responsible for Tatkal woes: Mukul Roy

Railway Minister Mukul Roy Friday attributed the problems in sale of Tatkal (emergency travel) tickets to a demand-supply mismatch and said his ministry has taken some steps to ease the over-burdened system.

Jul 06, 2012, 20:31 PM IST

Railways plan dedicated counters for tatkal tickets

Faced with mounting complaints of misuse of tatkal scheme, Railways are planning to have dedicated counters and separate time slots for selling tatkal tickets.

Jun 29, 2012, 18:24 PM IST

Tatkal scheme rakes in moolah for Indian Rlys

The revenue generated under the Tatkal scheme for reservation of railway tickets has shown a steady increase.

Apr 27, 2012, 16:13 PM IST

Tatkal scheme extended to Duronto trains

Soon passengers will be able to book tickets under Tatkal scheme for Duronto trains.

Dec 20, 2011, 00:23 AM IST

Railway Ministry announces new Tatkal rules

According to the new announcement, tatkal tickets can now be booked only 24 hours before the commencement of railway journey.

Nov 11, 2011, 17:13 PM IST

Railways curbs Tatkal tickets booked via net

The Indian railways on Thursday restricted the number of tickets per individual to two between 8.00 am and 9.00 am.

Oct 20, 2011, 13:17 PM IST