To supply extra comfort to the passengers, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Company (IRCTC) has launched new guidelines within the prepare ticket reserving associated to the second reservation chart.
In accordance with new adjustments, the railways will now be making ready the second reservation chart 30 minutes earlier than the scheduled departure of the trains. As a result of pandemic, Railways was making ready the second reservation chart 2 hours prematurely, nevertheless, now the second chart can be ready simply 30 minutes earlier than the scheduled departure of the trains.
Due to the pandemic, the primary reservation chart was being ready 4 hours prematurely earlier than the scheduled departure. The remaining seats thereafter have been being booked utilizing on-line facility or by Passenger Reservation System (PRS) on the first-cum-first-serve foundation earlier than the second reservation chart was ready.
The brand new adjustments within the system will add it to the comfort of these passengers who could must cope with last-minute plan change.
The Railways in an announcement mentioned that the second reservation charts have been ready between 30 minutes to five minutes earlier than the scheduled/ rescheduled time of departure of trains. The cancellation of already booked tickets was additionally permitted throughout the interval as per the availability of the refund guidelines.
The choice to vary the time of making ready the second reservation chart 30 minutes earlier than as an alternative of two hours forward of the scheduled departure of the trains was taken as per the request of the zonal railways for making certain the comfort of the passengers.
This transformation will enable passengers who’ve final minute plan change to ebook or cancel tickets earlier than the second chart is ready.