(Manisha Mahar, Intern Journalist): During unlocked 2 in the country, Indian Railways has given great relief to the passengers. Indian Railways has resumed the booking of Tatkal tickets for all special trains from June 29. The facility was banned by the Indian Railways amid the Corona epidemic. The railways also suspended passenger, mail and express trains from March 25 during a nationwide lockdown.
A senior Railway Ministry official said that the public was informed on May 31 that from June 29, instant quota facility can be availed in all special trains. Tatkal bookings are made on Monday for special trains starting from Tuesday.
After this decision of the railways, people will be able to book tickets on the railway even a day before. According to the rules, on a special train whose number will start from 0, this facility will start from tomorrow. Apart from this, Tatkal tickets can be booked from the railway’s website. During the journey by Tatkal ticket, the passenger has to carry ID proof with himself.
Tatkal tickets can be booked for AC seats at 10 am, and for sleeper class seats from 11 am. Last month, before the Indian Railways ran 200 pairs of special trains, the railways started booking services at the station reservation counters 30 days in advance. At the same time, according to IRCTC, now you can make advance booking of trains tickets up to 120 days in advance.