New Delhi: The Indian Railways has resumed bookings of Tatkal tickets for all 230 particular trains from June 29, a service that was stopped within the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
The Railways had suspended passenger, mail and categorical trains throughout the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown from March 25.
A senior Railway Ministry official stated right here that the general public was made conscious on Could 31 that the Tatkal quota facility could possibly be availed in all particular trains from June 29 onwards.
“Tatkal bookings were done on Monday for trains commencing from Tuesday,” he stated.
Bookings below Tatkal quota are achieved a day earlier than the prepare journey put up 10 am for AC seats, and put up 11 am for sleeper class seats.
Final month, earlier than operating the 200 pairs of particular trains, the Railways had resumed 30-day advance bookings at railway station reservation counters.
The Railways had additionally stated that reservation in opposition to cancellation (RAC) tickets and waiting-list tickets will likely be issued in these trains however waitlisted passengers is not going to be allowed to board the trains.
The Railways is presently working 230 particular trains throughout the nation and these could be the one trains working after July 1 as in an earlier announcement the Railways had cancelled all common trains scheduled between July 1 and August 12.
A Ministry spokesperson had earlier stated that the advance reservation interval for the 30 Particular Rajdhani and 200 particular mail and categorical trains had been elevated from 30 days to 120 days, giving passengers extra time to plan their journeys.
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