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Important Tatkal Rule Updates For Railway Users

Indian Railways is always trying to make things comfortable for its customers and hence change in tatkal rules is always on the cards. An important update regarding rules of Tatkal reservation is just introduced. This is related to Identity Card (ID) which is required for tatkal tickets.

As per new rule, the identity card issued by the head of village will also be considered a valid ID card for booking train tickets.

huge rush at Mumbai Central for Tatkal ticket booking


The new rule will give relief to many people of rural India. Earlier the ID card issued by village head was not considered as a legitimate identity card. Now that it is allowed, it becomes the 10th ID card among the list of ID's that are valid for tatkal reservation.

Railway has given more relief to people who travel on tatkal ticket. These are as under:

  • No longer you will be required to furnish photo copy of identity card at the time of booking tatkal train tickets.
  • If there are more than one passengers reserved on single ticket (i.e. people booked on same PNR) only one identity card is needed. All passengers don't have to carry and show Identity card. Only one will be sufficient.
The tatkal booking timings is kept same at IRCTC.

Changes in  tatkal rule has been forced on railway in a way. Many people complained about the misbehavior of TTE (railway ticket checker) in recent times. People often, by mistake. would carry the ID card which is different to what they registered at the time of doing reservation. When they showed ID different to what was in record of railway, they were deemed to be travelling without ticket and loft fines were imposed on them. This lead to broil between the passengers and railway ticket checking staff.

New rules will definitely help both passengers and railway staff and will make railway journey a better experience.

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