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Railways announces relaxations in earlier issued guidelines for reserving tickets in 15 pairs of special trains

Hyderabad, May 23 (UNI) Days after Ministry of Railways had announced to run 15 pairs of Special Trains on specific routes from May 12 with certain guidelines to be followed in booking the reserved tickets, it has now announced certain relaxations in it .
SCR in a release here on Saturday said the terms and conditions revised are including the advance reservation for these trains has now made it as 30 days. (instead of 7 days ).
All the reservation quotas earmarked in normal Rajdhani Express trains will be defined in these trains. However there will be no provision for Tatkal and Premium Tatkal Quota.
RAC/waiting list tickets will be issued in these trains as per extant instructions. However, wait-listed passengers will not be allowed to board the train, the release said.
First reservation chart will be prepared atleast 4 hours before scheduled departure of the train and second chart shall be prepared 2 hours before scheduled departure of the train.
Current booking shall be permitted, if any berths are vacant, after preparation of first chart until the preparation of second chart.
Booking of reserved tickets shall be permissible through PRS counters, Post office PRS locations, Yatri Ticket Suvidha Kendras and also through online booking including authorised agents of IRCTC.
These instructions will be implemented with effect from booking date May 24 and for trains starting date May 31 onwards, the release added.
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