Indian Railways reform its reservation rules and booking date

Indian Railways modifies instructions for 30 Special Rajdhani type train and 200 Special Mail Express trains running with effect from June 12 and July 1, respectively.

Ministry of Railways has decided to increase the advance reservation period (ARP) of all Specials notified from 30 days to 120 days.

The Booking of Parcel and luggage shall be permitted in all these 230 trains, and the above changes shall be implemented with effect from 08:00 hrs of train booking date of May 31, onwards.

Fri, 29 May 2020 - 01:17 AM / by Krishan Roy

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