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The national railways of India, owned and operated by the Government of India through the Ministry of Railways. It is one of the world's largest railway networks comprising 115,000 km (71,000 mi) of track over a route of 65,436 km (40,660 mi) and 7,172 stations.

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American Booking India Train Tickets Through Travel Agency or Hotel

I'm trying to book train tickets in India. I initially tried doing this through makemytrip.com, but I needed to have an IRCTC account. I've read before that foreigners could make an account, but now, ...
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Will IRCTC refund after cancelling waiting list ticket?

I have booked a ticket in Tatkal from Mumbai to Chennai and my Passenger Status is waiting list CKWL 3. If I cancel the ticket will my money be refunded? Or if the ticket is not confirmed will the ...
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Book tickets for connecting trains [duplicate]

I want to book tickets from Ahmedabad to Boisar in train Jamnagar-Bandra Intercity. But I am not getting that option to book from irctc.co.in. I know this same train goes to boisar and also know that ...
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How can I change the boarding station for the Nagpur-Pune Express? [duplicate]

I have booked a Tatkal ticket from Nagpur to Pune with the Nagpur-Pune Express, but I have to board from Wardha. I will be traveling on the 9th of May 2016. How can I change the boarding station?
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Child's name not reflected on train ticket (Indian Railways)

I booked an e-ticket with IRCTC for my family. There was a form to fill in the children's details and I gave the information about the 1-year-old child who is going with me. Once the booking was done, ...
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How do I get to Valsad when online tickets only take me to Surat?

I want to travel from Mahesana to Valsad by train #16209 on 02/09/2016. On the Indian Railways web site, ticket availability is only up to Surat, which I booked. What do I have to do to journey ...
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Travelling against waitlisted-RAC e-ticket on Indian railway

I have 1 Reservation Against Cancellation (RAC) and 2 waitlisted e-tickets for my travel with Indian railways. Can I travel with my family using those?
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Does the Sealdah-Puri Duronto Express train have regular sleeper coaches?

The Duronto express trains have mostly AC coaches. Are there also any normal sleeper coaches on it?
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Travel to Agra during layover in Delhi (rail)

I have booked separate Rajdhani Express Rail tickets for Jammu-Delhi and Delhi-Kolkata. I'll reach Delhi from Jammu on 6am of 23th August. My next train for Kolkata will start on 4:30pm. I have a span ...
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Indian waitlisted train tickets

I am currently sat on a waitlisted Indian train ticket. It is at position one in the waitlist but with just a day and a half until the train I need to consider alternative transport. When are ...
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How does Indian Railways allot seats in case of change in boarding point?

I intend to travel on the Hampi express from SBC (Bengaluru City station) to Hospet. As only waitlisted tickets were available between these stations, I have booked my journey from Kengeri to Hospet ...
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How to buy an Indian railways add-on ticket for a child?

I bought confirmed tickets for us online. After, we decided to take friend's child with us, age 6. Is it possible to buy a ticket for him on same PNR or do we need new one; a seat isn't necessary.
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Is it legal to vape e-cigarettes in trains operated by Indian Railways?

I remember smoking was a punishable offence in Indian Railway's trains - but is vaping e-cigarettes legal while travelling in a train in India ?
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I am traveling from Ramanagar to Chamarajanagara by train. Can I check my luggage? [closed]

I am traveling from Ramanagar to Chamarajanagara by train. Can I check luggage on this trip? Last week, I contacted the Ramanagar railway station ticket counter. The officer told me that there is no ...
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If I miss the train, can I use the reservation ticket in general compartment of next train in India? [closed]

Indian railways. I have a reserved second seating (2S). can I use this 2S reserved ticket to travel in the general compartment of the next/previous trains.
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Unable to book e ticket on irctc desptite having login [closed]

I just created a login for IRCTC and when i actually tried to book a ticket, it only gives me one option as "i-ticket" under ticket type. I am unablet to book tickets as the drop down under ticket ...
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IRCTC ticket reservation [closed]

I have reserved railway ticket through my IRCTC (Indian railway catering and tourism corporation) online account for my family (Wife, father and mother). But I am not traveling along with them. In ...
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Am I allowed to board the train if I have a RAC ticket for the Indian Railways

I have an Indian Railways ticket, the current PNR status is RAC 9. Does this mean that I'm legally allowed to travel without a sleeper berth, and will be allotted a seat only?
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How much money will be deducted after cancellation of Indian railway ticket

I want to travel from Delhi to Jaipur by train, but I change my mind to travel by bus now. I need to cancel ticket and how much ticket money will be refunded to me?
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Is it possible to get same Side Lower(Same Seats for sharing) for single PNR of two passengers in IRCTC - RAC ticket?

I have booked a ticket for two passengers and the current status of the PNR are RAC161 and RAC 162. Our travelling date is 12-28-2018 from NCJ to MSB. I'm sure that we will not get confirmed tickets ...
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Booking 1A berth with a child on Indian Railways

I have a question on child 8 yrs old booking on 1st AC, actually we are 2 adults with 1 kid travelling and 1. shall we only book 2 adults tickets and child is travelling without berth? 2. or book ...
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Change of boarding point on Indian Railways train [duplicate]

I booked a train ticket on the Yeswantpur (Yeshvantapur, YPR) to Pondicherry (Puducherry, ODY) route. I gave my boarding point as Hosur. My reservation is from Yeswantpur. Am I entitled to board at ...
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How many passengers can be booked under a single Premium Tatkal ticket of Indian railways?

How many passengers can be booked under a single ticket purchased using the premium tatkal scheme of Indian railways? Is it only two or more than two?
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What type of food to store while traveling in Indian train for long distance? [closed]

I have to travel Hyderabad to Ajmer. Yo prepare my self for the tour I asked this question. Help me to prepare my tiffin box
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Restoring a cancelled IRCTC ticket

We have booked a ticket online from IRCTC for five members. 1st has cancelled his ticket. But due to unavoidable situation last 2 members have to cancel their tickets. Is it possible that the 1st ...
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India rail (Bhadrak-Howrah): Can I alight at any stop and then continue the journey later that day?

I want to go To BHC/Bhadrak on 12th June but I booked the ticket to HWH/Howrah. I want to alight in BBS/Bhubaneswar for work, can i board any train through to BHC/Bhadrak using the same ticket on the ...
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Are reservations needed to travel in second class on Indian Railways?

I need to travel from Chalakudy to Kozhikode. My train is Cannore express (16305). Do I need to reserve the ticket for travelling in second seating in that train?
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Is General Ticket valid in Sleeper class

When travelling on Indian Railways, can I use a general ticket to get into a sleeper class compartment? If not, and there is a sleeper berth available, how much is the supplement to pay on-board to ...
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Cancel the train ticket (Waiting status) getting from reservation counter by online of IRCTC

I want to cancel a train ticket purchased from a reservation counter; I want to do this online. The status is "waiting". Is it possible to cancel a train ticket online that I purchased from an IRCTC ...
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How can I change the name in irctc eticket?

I booked a irctc ticket online for my friend, now I misspelled the name by one alphabet, so is there any way to change the name here....
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How to send luggage by train from NJP to Palakkad in India? [closed]

I would like to know the procedures to book luggage from NJP (New Jalpaiguri Junction Station) to Palakkad. I am not traveling with my luggage. Can someone tell me the complete procedure of booking ...
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Trouble regarding Booking Tickets

I was booking a ticket on the Coromondal Express to travel from Howrah to Chennai through Internet banking. While my account has been debited and a transaction ID has been provided, when I accessed ...
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How to get refund on tatkal waitlisted ticket?

Do I have to cancel the the waitlisted tatkal ticket to get refund or will it get refunded automatically without any cancellation of ticket?
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Kids below 12 years of age with general ticket in sleeper coach in Indian Rail

Can we take a 8-year old child in a rail sleeper coach with a general ticket? If so what extra charges do we need to pay if we do not require extra berth?
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How do I make a reservation via IRCTC in indian railway now (Paytm fails)

IRCTC accept payment via net banking or wallets like Paytm, mobiqwik,etc. I booked a ticket from Chennai to Tanur ( Place doesn't matter). Then in the payment screen, wallets are there and also ...
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Will I get refund on a cancellation of ticket of tatkal when it's already confirmed, but berth is not allowed yet?

Tatkal PNR # 4624311700 - Status CNF While booking status was CKWL3, now it's showing the status as CNF (confirmed). However, berth is not allowed yet. Will I get refund on a cancellation of ...
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Can I book a tatkal ticket in Indian Railways online? [duplicate]

Can I book a tatkal ticket in Indian Railways online ? Is yes when can it be booked? Or is it that only premium tatkal tickets can be booked online? Please help .Its urgent
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Seat issue confirm or cancelled on Indian Railways?

When I booked my online ticket, my 1 and 2 was waiting list is now 1 and 2 RAC, so then will I get a seat or not?
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indian railway child issue [duplicate]

I had booked a ticket for travel through Indian Railways using IRCTC and got a confirmed ticket. While booking, I mentioned the details of a four year old child who will also be traveling.but it does ...
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Rail premium Tatkal

I just booked a ticket from a travel agency. The travel agent gave me a pdf of that ticket which shows a total fare of 2490.56 INR. When I checked the PNR inquiry from IRCTC App it shows 2049, which ...
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Query regarding boarding point in Indian railways [duplicate]

I have booked ticket from Secunderabad to Chennai. But now due to changes in mu shedule I want board train at Khammam station. Can I board that train and claim my berth on my same ticket? Train name:...