IRCTC When Booking resumes? IRCTC Train Booking Open or not?

IRCTC WHEN WILL TRAIN BOOKING OPEN, Booking fee, cancellation charges: Indian Railways has suspended its railway’s service till 3rd May 2020 and those who had booked their IRCTC Train ticket between this lockdown duration will get their train booking refund without paying any cancellation charges. The duration of IRCTC Train cancellation and refund has been extended to 3 months so those who have booked their ticket, not to be worried about the cancellation fee and do not need to rush to the counter as the ticket will be cancelled automatically. While those who had booked their ticket after 3rd May and want to cancel their tickets are also eligible for a full refund. But the big question is yet to be answered is when will IRCTC resumes its online booking?

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कोविड- १९ के मद्देनज़र ३ मई तक रेलवे ने अपनी सभी ट्रेन की टिकट बुकिंग पर तत्काल प्रभाव से रोक लगा दी है, बुकिंग कब से चालू होगी इसकी जानकारी रेलवे अपने अगले आदेश मै देगा.

Below in this article, we are going to answer all of your questions related to the Railway booking, cancellation, refund charges, and when will IRCTC Booking open.

Update: IRCTC return whopping 1490 crores for cancellation

As the duration of the lockdown is extended due to which railway has to suspend their service till 3rd May and for this, they have to refund a whopping amount of ticket booking. As per the report, around 39 lakh tickets have been booked between 15 April to 3rd May 2020 and the amount of railway need to be returned is 660 crore. While earlier when the country was lockdown for 21 days at that time railway has returned around 830 crores.

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जिन लोगो ने ३ मई तक ट्रेन टिकट की एडवांस बुकिंग करवाई थी उनको रेलवे द्वारा पूरा पैसा वापस किया जायगा और न ही उनसे कोई कंस्लेशन चार्ज वसूला जायगा. यह  स्वतः ही कैंसिल हो जाएगी  तो आपको टिकट कैंसिल करवाने की आवश्यकता नहीं है और टिकट का पैसा जिस खाते से कटे थे उसी कहते मै वापस कर दिए जाएँगे .

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IRCT Train booking suspension: Important point

  • All passenger trains services have been cancelled until the extended duration of lockdown i.e 3rd of May 2020.
  • Ticket counters for booking tickets which also includes UTS and PRS will remain closed till further notice issued regarding this.
  • No facility of reservation of tickets which also includes IRCTC E-Tickets will be functional. However, the facility of online cancellation of a train ticket will remain functional.
  • A full refund for the reservation will be made for the trains cancelled.
  • While those who want to cancel his/her ticket, in that case also full refund is applicable.
  • For train cancelled till 3rd May you will get the full refund without paying any cancellation charges, and you do not need to perform any action for ticket cancellation because tickets registered till 3rd May will be automatically cancelled and the amount will be directly credited to the account from where it is debited.
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IRCTC Train suspended

जैसा की आपको ज्ञात है की हमारे देश के प्रधान मंत्री ने कोरोना वायरस के चलते लॉक-डाउन की तिथि को १४ April से आगे बढाकर ३ मई तक कर दिया है , इसको मद्देनज़र रखते हुए रेलवे की ट्रैन सेवा भी ३ मई तक के लिए स्थगित कर दी गई है. अतः भारतीय रेलवे ने सभी प्रकार की पैसेंजर ट्रैन सेवा पूरी तरह से रद्द कर दी है और न ही रेलवे का भीड़ भाड़ को काम करने के लिए किसी प्रकार की विशेष ट्रैन चलने की कोई योजना है. अतः आप लोग किसी के भी बहकावे मे न आये और यदि आपको किसी भी प्रकार का संज्ञान लेना हो तो रेलवे की हेल्पलाइन पर कॉल करके ले सकते है।  

अब जैसे की सभी  ट्रैन रद्द कर दी गई है तो जिन भी लोगो ने अपना टिकट बुक करवाया था उसको आप कैंसिल करवा सकते है कैंसिल करवाने के लिए रेलवे ने अपनी समय सीमा को बढाकर ३ माह का कर दिया है अतः रेलवे आपसे निवेदन करता है की किसी भी तरह से रेलवे काउंटर पर अनावश्यक भीड़ न लगाए.

जो ट्रैन कैंसिल हो चुकी है उसका आपको कोई  भी कैंसलेशन चार्ज नहीं देना होगा, और यदि आप भी अपना टिकट कैंसिल करवाना चाहते है तो उस सन्दर्भ मै भीआपको पूरा रिफंड मिलेगा अर्थात आपको कोई कैंसलेशन चार्ज नहीं देना होगा. फिलहाल टिकट कैंसिल करने की सुविधा ऑनलाइन  ही उपलब्ध है

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IRCTC When will train booking Re-Open?

As you all know that since the lockdown has started everything in the country has paused except some essential services and the railway is also not unimpaired by this. Earlier, when Indian government imposed the 21 days lockdown then they also suspend the service of railways, but later on, the railway started taking booking because they thought that lockdown will lifted on 14 April but it doesn’t happen and the lockdown has been extended till 3rd May 2020, so railway has decided that they will not charge any cancellation and to reduce the crowd and chaos between people railways has extended the duration of the refund and cancellation to 3 months so that you may have enough time to cancel your ticket.

IRCTC Train time status 2020: Details

Name of the departmentIndian Railway
Train booking suspendedTill 3rd May 2020
Train booking statusCancelled Automatically till 3rd may
Duration of ticket cancelation3 month

IRCTC New train schedule

As of now, the passenger train service has been suspended across the nation so the new timing of the trains will be updated on the IRCTC official website later on. So if you all are waiting for the train’s new status for that you had to visit the official website of IRCTC.

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Will Railway going to resumes ticket booking after lockdown?

As no information has been announced officially about the train reservation that its booking will resumes immediately after lockdown or not. The railway in his notice states that do not believe in any type of rumours surfacing around, when railways resume its booking they will notify the same through notice and you may ask your query at the helpline numbers. Adding to their notice railway said that they have no plan to run any special train for the migrants.

 रेलवे की टिकट बुकिंग अभी बंद है और अभी इस बारे मै रेलवे द्वारा कोई आधिकारिक तिथि भी नहीं बताई गई है .जैसे ही रेलवे अपनी टिकट बुकिंग प्रारम्भ करेगा उस संदर्भ मै रेलवे द्वारा सूचना जारी की जाएगी अतः आप किसी भी प्रकार की अफ़वाहों पे ध्यान न दे.

IRCTC Helpline numbers

If you have any query and want to connect with the railway customer care then you may dial the following numbers 0755-6610661, 0755-4090600

Frequently asked Questions

Until when, Indian Railways has suspended its passenger’s service?

The Indian railways have suspended its service till 3rd May 2020.

Do I need to pay any cancellation charges against my booking?

No, you will get a full refund of your ticket.

How will I get my refund?

The amount will be credited to the account from which it debited.

Do I need to cancel my train ticket to get a refund?

If your ticket reservation is on or before 3rd May then you do not need to cancel it, it will be automatically canceled and you will get your refund.

Where I can check the new roaster of the train?

The roaster will be available on the official website.

Does IRCTC has released the new time table of the train?

No, it hasn’t released yet for more information regarding visiting the IRCTC official website.

What is the official website of IRCTC?

Irctc.co.in is the official website of IRCTC.

Does the railway cancel all types of trains?

No, the railway is giving essential supply services in various parts of the country.

Is the railway counter for ticket booking is open?

No, all counter for ticket booking for UTS & PRS will remain close.

Those who had booked their tickets after 3rd May also eligible for full refund in case of cancel?

Yes, they all are eligible.

What is the customer care number of Indian railways?

0755-6610661, 0755-4090600

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