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Blog Posts by shyam Maheshwari
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Sep 17 2013 (17:24)  

shyam Maheshwari   9 blog posts
Entry# 854134            Tags   Past Edits
in case of train being cancelled and TDR not filed in time,is there way to get refund for the journey could not be undertaken.Pl.guide.

Sep 17 2013 (19:25)
Guest: 7dfa5518   show all posts
Re# 854134-1            Tags   Past Edits
well, as per current rules, you cant claim any refund...even if train cancelled and TDR nt filed within time limits...sad but true...

Sep 17 2013 (19:34)
sGs*^~   6236 blog posts   9862 correct pred (77% accurate)
Re# 854134-2            Tags   Past Edits
Cancellation in case of trains cancelled
E-Ticket – The Ticket can be cancelled online or TDR can be filed upto 72 hrs after the scheduled
departure of train
click here
Nov 07 2011 (16:22)  

shyam Maheshwari   9 blog posts
Entry# 276175            Tags   Past Edits
What is to be done if one wishes to board a train a station before the one from which reservation is made. can somebody guide please.
Shyam Maheshwari

Nov 07 2011 (16:28)
Guest: 86fd13e9   show all posts
Re# 276175-1            Tags   Past Edits
take a general ticket from new boarding station to booked boarding station,

Nov 07 2011 (16:29)
???   49 blog posts
Re# 276175-2            Tags   Past Edits
IF your ticket is from A to C and passes via B, then get the boarding boading point changed to B at least 24 hours before.
If your ticket is from A to C and B is before A(not between A and C), then buy a general class ticket and pay the fare from B to A.
This is applicable for all trains other than Duruntos.

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Nov 07 2011 (16:46)
Chunnu   37 blog posts   2 correct pred (33% accurate)
Re# 276175-4            Tags   Past Edits
if my ticket is of 3rd ac is from rourkela to nagpur in gitanjali exp.can i board the train at CKP , which is before rourkela.?
Can i purchase general class ticket and board the train at 3rd ac and pay the difference?
Will the TTE allow such even the class has no reservation, off course the journey lag is only of 1 and 1/2 hours?

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Jul 02 2011 (14:23)  

shyam Maheshwari   9 blog posts
Entry# 197551            Tags   Past Edits
For train 12112 the irctc is showing the time of departure as 19:05 from Amravati where is on this site the old timing of 17:25 is shown. Pl. correct the info or correct me. Thanx.
Shyam MAheshwari

Jul 02 2011 (14:37)
Jayashree ❖ Amita*^   12494 blog posts   100351 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 197551-1            Tags   Past Edits

Jul 07 2011 (17:10)
Jayashree ❖ Amita*^   12494 blog posts   100351 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 197551-2            Tags   Past Edits
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May 31 2011 (11:19)  

shyam Maheshwari   9 blog posts
Entry# 174327            Tags   Past Edits
Need help in understanding the calculation done in arriving at the ticket charges levied for senior citizens.
I booked two separate tickets for two ladies ,one of them is senior citizen, from Usmanabad to Dadar. The fare summary shows fare as Rs.497 plus reservation charges as Rs.25 and superfast charges as Rs.30 making a total charge as Rs.552. In case of Senior citizen the charge levied is Rs.319. These charges are besides the IRCTC charge of Rs.20. Applying the 50% rate for SRCTZNW I could not arrive at the figure of Rs.319. 50% of 497 is 249 plus 25+30 makes it Rs.304.
somebody help me to understand the calculations by IRCTC. Thanks.
May 27 2011 (17:16)  

shyam Maheshwari   9 blog posts
Entry# 171995            Tags   Past Edits
Dear Sir,
As I understand lower birth quota is for Senior citizens and ladies above 45 travelling alone.
Is the condition of travelling alone is applicable to both senior citizens and women above 45?
Is the quota available to two senior citizens travelling together. They can be Husband and wife. If not the purpose of providing quota for them is defeated as inconvenience
is not reduced by having another senior citizen travelling along?

May 27 2011 (17:21)
S K Jain*^~   6380 blog posts   8591 correct pred (85% accurate)
Re# 171995-2            Tags   Past Edits
Whatever may be your conclusion and I do not know what logic the IR had applied but it is a fact that Sr. Citizen or exceeding 45 years lady is considered for respective Quota only and only when he / she is along on a PNR.

May 27 2011 (17:22)
Guest: 3b0e64d2   show all posts
Re# 171995-3            Tags   Past Edits
Kindly read "along" as "alone" in explanation by Mr. S.K. Jain!!

May 27 2011 (18:42)
S K Jain*^~   6380 blog posts   8591 correct pred (85% accurate)
Re# 171995-4            Tags   Past Edits
Thanks a lot.
It was a mistake on my part.
May 21 2010 (10:23)  

shyam Maheshwari   9 blog posts
Entry# 42624            Tags   Past Edits
Is there a special coach for ladies in train no. 2980 - Jaipur to Mumbai?

May 21 2010 (10:35)
Vinay Kumar~   15565 blog posts   361 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 42624-1            Tags   Past Edits
Yeah, @ Start/End SLRs
May 21 2010 (10:12)  

shyam Maheshwari   9 blog posts
Entry# 42617            Tags   Past Edits
can one utilise a wait listed higher class ticket for travelling in unreserved coach of the same train on the same day.

May 21 2010 (10:21)
Vinay Kumar~   15565 blog posts   361 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 42617-1            Tags   Past Edits
Yes, if its not E-Ticket!!
May 19 2010 (17:11)  

shyam Maheshwari   9 blog posts
Entry# 42058            Tags   Past Edits
It is impossible to book a Tatkal ticket using IRCTC site. One can not get through for 15/20 minutes at 8am and after that one can only get wait listed. can some body suggest a way out other than going to an agent.

May 19 2010 (17:37)
Thilak LS   33 blog posts
Re# 42058-1            Tags   Past Edits
Yes...from 8am to 8.20 am, daily this website is slow or inaccessible. This prevents the genuine tatkal ticket booking people from not availing those services. I sincerely feel that IRCTC should upgrade their servers (install load-balancing technology) just like the banking websites have.

May 20 2010 (00:02)
Vinay Kumar~   15565 blog posts   361 correct pred (78% accurate)
Re# 42058-2            Tags   Past Edits
-Pre-Plan, Check max seat availability in Tatkal, a night before
-Opting for least preferred train or the one with highest Quota
-Try Special, late and Tatkal Quota fills last (mayb after 10-20mins, u still have chance)
-Break Journey in 2-3 parts
Station combination
-PRS Counter/Agent!!!!!
May 19 2010 (17:13)  

shyam Maheshwari   9 blog posts
Entry# 42059            Tags   Past Edits
Your website is very good.
Pl. inform how often, in a day, the availibility and PNR status is updated.
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