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Indian Railways Tatkal train Booking Scheme | WWW.IRCTC.CO.IN | Special Diwali Trains

Classes No. of berths to be earmarked in trains with average occupancy level of Tatkal Quota
  Less than 80% More than 80%
2 AC 4 Berths Per Coach 10 Berths Per Coach
3 AC 6 Berths Per Coach 16 Berths Per Coach
AC Chair Car 6 Seats  Per Coach 16 Seats  Per Coach
SL 10% of the accommodation or one coach whichever is less 30% of the accommodation
Reserved Second Sitting (2S) 10% of the accommodation
For benefit of passengers who have to plan their journey at the last moment and cannot secure reserved accommodation, Railways provide “Tatkal” ticket booking facility on payment of premium charges on ‘first come first served’ basis. This facility is now available on the Internet through www.irctc.co.in. Features of Tatkal ticket booking Facility on www.irctc.co.in

FOR FESTIVAL SPECIAL TRAINS , See following posts:

SPECIAL TRAIN UPDATE on 23 SEPT 2010

SPECIAL TRAINS FOR FESTIVAL RUSH

SPECIAL TRAIN UPDATE on 2 OCTOBER 2010

Diwali/Deepawali Special Trains – Pune from Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad & Howrah from Puri,LUCKNOW-KAMAKHYA and 15 more trains | 15th October Update

  • Tatkal bookings are  allowed in all classes except First AC
  • Tatkal charges in addition to normal fare per passenger( applicable both in peak and lean periods )
  • 10 %of the basic fare for second class and 30% of the basic fare for second class and 30% of the basic fare for all other classes subject to minimum and maximum as noted below:-  
  Class of Travel Minimum Tatkal Charges Maximum Tatkal Charges
    (In Rs.) (In Rs.)
  Second(sitting) 10:00 15:00
  Sleeper 75:00 150:00
  AC Chair Car 75:00 150:00
  AC 3 Tier 200:00 300:00
  AC 2 Tier 200:00 300:00
  Executive 200:00 300:00

 

  • Tatkal tickets(e-tickets only)can be booked two days in advance.(excluding the date of journey)
     
  • Tatkal e-ticketcan be booked for selected trains two days in advance upto chart preperation. e-tickets  can be booked  on  the opening day from 8.00 am onwards.

e.g., If  today is 1st august,3rd August will be the opening day.  Ticket booking starts from 8 AM for the opening day.For journey on 1st August, 2nd August,e ticket booking starts from 5 AM onwards.

    Note:Tatkal I-ticket are not allowed to be booked on our site.

 

  • Please check the availability for Tatkal Quota before booking.
  • No concession is allowed in Tatkal booking.This restriction applies to Sr. citizen concession also.
  • Modification of ticket in any form is not permitted in Tatkal ticket.
  • A flat refund of 25% of total fare charged on ticket,excluding Tatkal Charges is granted on cancellation of confirmed Tatkal tickets, which are cancelled up to 24 hrs. before the schedule departure of train. No refund on confirmed Tatkal tickets when cancelled within 24 hrs.of the schedule departure of train. For contingent cancellation & waitlisted Tatkal ticket cancellations,charges will be deducted as per existing Railway rules .
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