Railways’ endeavour to make ticket booking easier for foreign tourists

26 Jul 2017

Indian Railway has taken initiative to facilitate foreign tourists in book their tickets through internet up to 365 days in advance in all trains including Shatabdi, Rajdhani, Duronto, Gatiman etc. A set of regulations has been issued in this regard.
During booking of tickets, Passport Number, Nationality and International Mobile Number have to be given by the passenger. This has been made mandatorily. No concession will be admissible for such type of tickets. Payment has to be made only through international debit/credit cards. During journey, passengers have to carry original passport with valid Visa.
In this type of advance booking, there will be fixed number of berths. In case of cancellation of tickets booked under this facility, flat 50 per cent of the fare shall be deducted in addition to the cancellation charges. No change of name is permissible on such tickets under any circumstances.