Essential news: Raliways makes significant statement on train ticket cancellation and fare refund
It is applicable only for regular time tabled trains cancelled by Railways. In case of ticket cancelled through 139 or through IRCTC site
The Ministry of Railways on Thursday revealed that it has decided to extend the time limit beyond six months and upto nine months from the date of journey for cancellation of PRS counter tickets and refund of fare across reservation counters for the journey duration March 21, 2020 to 31.072020
It is suitable only for routine time tabled trains cancelled by Railways. In case of ticket cancelled through 139 or through IRCTC site, the time limitation for giving up of such ticket for the above mentioned period across reservation counter upto nine months from the date of journey.
After lapse of six months from the date of journey, numerous train passengers may have deposited the tickets to Claims Office of Zonal Railways through TDR or through general application together with original tickets, full refund of fare on such PRS counter tickets shall likewise be permitted such travelers.
Earlier, detailed guidelines for cancellation of tickets and refund of fare, due to COVID-19 circumstance have actually been released. Based on direction for trains cancelled by Railways, relaxation has been provided for submission of PRS counter tickets upto six months from the date of journey (instead of 3 days excluding day to journey) and in case the PRS counter tickets cancelled through 139 or through the site of IRCTC, refund across the counter upto six months from the date of journey.
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