The railway ministry has extended the deadline for cancellation of counter tickets for train travel between 21 March and 31 July 2020.
The railway ministry has extended the deadline for cancellation of counter tickets for train travel between 21 March and 31 July 2020. It has now been increased to nine months from the present six months in view of the coronavirus crisis. The ministry had earlier extended the facility from three days to six months when all the regular trains were canceled due to the coronavirus epidemic.
The limit for rental refund also increased
The Ministry said in a statement that the Railway Ministry has decided to extend the time limit from six months to nine months. This period will be seen from the date of travel. And in the journey period between 21 March 2020 and 31 July 2020 PRS counter is for cancellation of tickets and refund of fare at the reservation counter.
The press release states that it is only suitable for regular trains canceled by the Railways. In case of tickets canceled through the 139 or IRCTC website, the time limit for submission of such tickets at any ticket counter has been extended up to 9 months from the date of journey.
After the completion of the deadline of 6 months from the date of journey, many passengers must have submitted tickets at the Claim Office of the Zonal Railway through TDR or through a normal application, the full fare of PRS counter ticket for such passengers too Will get back
After the announcement of the lockdown in March and the suspension of normal train services due to the epidemic, the cancellation deadline was extended from three days to three months and again in May to six months. This was done to limit the number of passengers at the counters and to prevent the coronavirus from spreading.