Booked online IRCTC ticket? Know if you can make partial cancellation here
Booked railway ticket online? IRCTC says you can make partial cancellation on the train tickets booked online up to 30 minutes before the scheduled departure of the train.
Booked railway ticket online? IRCTC says you can make partial cancellation on the train tickets booked online up to 30 minutes before the scheduled departure of the train. The refund will be admissible as per railway refund rules. According to IRCTC official website, e-tickets can be cancelled through internet and the refund of fare will be credited to the account from which booking transaction took place, after deducting the applicable charges. In the case of i-tickets, the ticket will be cancelled at the reservation counter and thereafter on online application, dues will be credited to the account from which booking transaction took place.
"IRCTC users can make partial cancellation on their train tickets booked online upto 30 minutes before the scheduled departure of train. The refund will be admissible as per railway refund rules," IRCTC says in a tweet.
E-tickets should be cancelled online or online TDR should be filed within the time limits prescribed by Railways for obtaining refund.
According to IRCTS, its payment reconciliation team works on a 24 x 7 basis. IRCTC, however, offers no guarantees whatsoever for the accuracy or timeliness of the refunds reaching the Customers card/bank accounts. "This is on account of the multiplicity of organizations involved in processing of online transactions, the problems with Internet infrastructure currently available and working days/holidays of financial institutions."
"If amount getting debited from customer account and ticket not issued, IRCTC will refund the entire Fare and IRCTC service charges electronically (as credit to the relevant credit /debit card account used for the transaction), but the bank/card transaction charges are likely to be forfeited," says IRCTC.
IRCTC website helps passenger book reserved tickets online in advance up to four hours before the departure of the train. It allows you to book online regular and Tatkal quota tickets. Tatkal tickets can be booked a day before the scheduled departure of the train. The timing for booking Tatkal tickets for AC coaches starts at 10 am while for non-AC coaches, it starts at 11 am. With IRCTC, you can also book flight tickets to destinations in India and abroad.