Railway bookings: Now, Tatkal Sewa only 24 hours in advance

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Railways on Friday decided to reduce the advance reservation period for Tatkal tickets from 48 hours to 24 hours in a move to prevent misuse of the scheme introduced to facilitate emergency travel. Complaints of touts misusing the scheme were increasing day by day and this left Rail Bhawan mandarins worried. While there will be no refund on confirmed Tatkal tickets except in the case of cancellation of trains and late running trains, the restrictions for agents to book Tatkal ticket has been extended from […]