Indian Railways Rules And Regulations
|Concession Rules for Train Journey|
Indian Railways offer concession on train travel. But the concessions are admissible to the certain categories of persons and the concession amount varies accordingly, which are as follows:
» Orthopaedically Handicapped/ Paraplegic persons along with an escort travelling for any purpose.
|Forms for Concession / Reservation|
|Due to frequent enquiries, regarding availability of concession / reservation forms, Indian Railways has put up the forms on their website. Required forms can be printed and used for getting the concession or reservation.|
|Refund rules for tickets purchased on credit card|
|» Tickets can be cancelled and credit slip obtained only at such Railway stations where credit card counters exist.|
|Refund rules for Tatkal ticket|
|» Refund of 25% of total ticket fare, excluding Tatkal charges, only when the ticket is presented for cancellation up to 24 hrs before the scheduled departure of train.|
|Refund rules for lost / misplaced tickets|
|» No refund for waitlist / lost / torn/ misplaced tickets. However, duplicate ticket will be issued on the collection of 25% of the fare per passenger, if the loss of confirmed / RAC ticket is reported before the preparation of the reservation chart.
» If the loss of confirmed / RAC ticket (confirmed) is reported after the preparation of the reservation chart, duplicate ticket will be issued on the collection of the 50% of the fare.
» No duplicate ticket will be issued against lost RAC ticket (un-confirmed) after the preparation of reservation chart.
» Refund on torn / mutilated ticket is admissible if its genuineness and authenticity are verified on the basis of particulars visible on the face of such ticket. Cancellation charges will be deducted as per rules
|Break Journey Rules|
|Indian Railways allow break of journey, at en-route station only on those single journey ticket which are for more than 500 km. However, there are some rules related to break journey, which are as follows:-
» Only one break-journey will be permitted on tickets up to 1000 km