Indian Railways: Good news for train passengers, now you can change the travel date without canceling the train ticket

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  • If you complete the train reservation, but the plan changes several times at the last minute.

  • In such a case you cancel the ticket and lose money.

  • However, according to the rules of the Railways (IRCTC), you can make your train journey 'Preponed' or 'Postponed'.

Indian Railways: Good news for railway passengers. If you complete the train reservation, but the plan changes several times at the last minute. In such a case you cancel the ticket and lose money.

However, according to the rules of the Railways (IRCTC), you can make your train journey 'Preponed' or 'Postponed'. If you want, you can also change the boarding station of your trip.

The date may change

Passengers can change the boarding station of the journey by visiting the computerized reservation center at least 24 hours before the departure of the train by submitting a written application to the station manager at the original boarding station. This feature is available for offline and online ticketing.

Let's extend the journey

If you wish to continue your journey, ie beyond the station where the ticket was booked, you should contact the ticket checking staff (IRCTC) before the passenger arrives at the destination or after completing the booked journey and explain the matter.

Travel dates can only be changed once

According to the Indian Railway website, you can 'Preponed' or 'Postponed' only once at the station booked travel date. Whether the provision of seats is showed or RAC or ready. To extend or delay the departure date, the passenger must go to the reservation office and submit the ticket 48 hours before departure. Keep in mind that this feature is only available for offline tickets, which means that this feature will not be available for tickets booked online.

Here's how to change the date of your train journey

Indian Railways offers passengers the facility to change the travel date on their confirm / RAC / waiting ticket. According to Indian Railways, the travel dates on these tickets can be 'Preponed' or 'Postponed' to the same class / higher class or to the same place or ahead of you on payment of a fixed fee.

In addition, the railways allow passengers to extend their journey, change their boarding station and elevate their tickets to a higher class. Some of these features only apply to offline tickets, while others are available for offline and online tickets.

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