IRCTC launches Pay on Delivery System
Recently, the news has arrived that IRCTC launches Pay on Delivery System for Rail Ticketing. With this initiative, Passengers may easily book Train Ticket online and it is delivered at residence where the payment can be collected.
Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has set up this CoD technique on direct basis. Firstly, this service will be offered over 200 cities. Now, Passengers can book a train ticket before 5 days of the beginning of Journey. However COD scheme will charge extra Rs 40 for the distribution of every Sleeper Class ticket and Rs 60 for the delivery of an AC class ticket.
With this Facility, Passengers can book tickets using Mobile Application of IRCTC or through Website www.BookMyTrain.com. IRCTC has approved Anduril Technologies to offer the services of Cash on Delivery system through their Website (BookMyTrain.com).
How Will The Tickets Be Distributed?
Presently, with the facility of e-tickets, the ticket will be distributed to your home for COD as a payment alternative. This facility is presented in 200 cities now. The information of your booking can be checked in the Booking History option on the Web Portal Bookmytrain.com. You can sign in at any time and issue your copy, still if you misplace one and require another.
What Are The Charges For Delivery Of Train Tickets?
For the distribution of Train Tickets to home, Rs 40 are charges for the delivery of each Sleeper Class ticket and Rs 60 for AC Class ticket.
How Many Days Earlier From Travel Date Booking Can Be Made?
Online booking can be processed 60 days prior to planned date of travel. But for booking before 60 days for Scheduled Travel, you can’t book tickets from 8 AM to 12 AM on the Website Bookmytrain.com. For various Particular trains this duration can be small in comparison.
How Long Prior To The Departure Of A Train Online Booking Can Be Done?
Cash on Delivery (COD) Technique is permitted 5 days before travel. If you wish to make Online Payment, booking can be processed until the final chart is not prepared; this is usually 4 hours previous to scheduled departure of Train. But, sometimes the chart is prepared at night previous to the train’s departure, particularly in the situation of early morning trains.
What Is The Greatest Group Size For Which Rail Tickets Can Be Booked?
Online booking can be done for utmost of six Passengers. In case of Tatkal booking, the number of Passengers changes to four as maximum. This number may consist of any children or senior citizens for traveling simultaneously.
What Are The Various Categories Of Ticket For Online Booking?
With the facility of COD booking can be made of confirmed and RAC tickets and waitlisted tickets through online process. Tickets can also be booked under the tatkal quota.