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Posted: Jun 03 (18:03)

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Jun 03 (18:02)   Now, mention alternative train in reservation form

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The new option will allow the passenger to get the tickets of an alternative train booked in case all tickets in the first choice are already booked. A railway official said the move would also reduce the waiting list of passengers in a train. “
Ludhiana station director Abhinav Singla said the option would be of benefit to people travelling by train for summer vacation. “The rush is greather around this time of the year as everybody is going out on holidays. With this, an applicant can book the tickets of an alternative train option without delay,” he said.
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new option, he said, had been named Vikalp. “It will be beneficial for people who often end up waiting for days to get a train ticket. A passenger will have the option of mentioning up to three alternative trains,” he said.
He added that many passengers did not know of alternative trains to a destination as most of them would only book the tickets of one train. “With this, they will know the number of trains better,” he said.

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