Quick Tatkal provides you PNR status check feature to check status of your IRCTC train ticket of Indian Railways.
No. IRCTC account is must to book train tickets. If you don’t have one, you can easily create it on IRCTC website or IRCTC Rail Connect app
You can follow steps given in the article below to create IRCTC account https://www.india.com/travel/articles/step-by-step-guide-open-irctc-account-book-train-tickets-5060567
If money has been debited from your account and ticket is not booked, you will automatically get 100% refund from IRCTC in your account within 7 business days.
Complete information on refund amount on ticket cancellation and cancellation rules can be found on IRCTC website here: https://contents.irctc.co.in/en/CancellationRulesforIRCTCTrain.pdf
For Tatkal quota, booking window opens 1 day before the start date of the train from source station. For General quota, bookings open 120 days prior to start date of the train from source.
Tatkal Quota: For AC classes, bookings start at 10:00 AM and For non AC classes, bookings start at 11:00 AM General Quota: Bookings will start at 8:00 AM 120 days prior to train's start date from source
Maximum 6 passengers and 2 children (below 5 years) are allowed for booking in General quota in a single booking, while in Tatkal quota, 4 passengers and 2 children (below 5 years) are allowed.
Children with minimum 5 years and maximum 11 years have an option to opt berth.
If you select "Opt Berth" option while booking (in passenger details page), a berth (seat) will be allotted to the passenger. If you uncheck it, berth will NOT be allotted and only 50% of ticket amount will be charged for that passenger.
You can book 6 tickets in a month from one account. If you want to book more than 6 tickets, you can do so by linking Aadhar of passengers. You can book up to 12 tickets in a month by linking your Aadhar. After you link Aadhar, you can book more than 6 tickets (up to 12 tickets) in a month if at least one aadhar verified passenger is selected while booking. Know how to link Aadhar of passengers in IRCTC: https://www.livemint.com/news/india/book-12-train-tickets-in-a-month-by-linking-aadhaar-with-irctc-how-to-do-it-11637316751428.html
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