Tatkal

Fraud in Tatkal Ticket Bookings by Touts

Have you wondered anytime why it is so difficult to get Tatkal tickets even though you have logged at the specified time? Why people unable to get Tatkal tickets within 10 to 15 min of first hour? Reason may shock you… Tatkal tickets have been introduced for the travelers who don’t plan their journey in [...]

Tatkal accommodation for every coach in trains

Tatkal Accommodation for different classes  in trains is specified in the table: Class Maximum Tatkal Accommodation in train Executive 5 Seats/Coach  AC 2-tier(2 AC) 10 Berths/Coach AC 3-tier(3 AC) 16 Berths/Coach  AC Chair Car 16 Seats/Coach  Sleeper(SL) 30% of accommodation  Reserved Second Sitting(2S) 10% of accommodation

Tatkal Ticket Earnings by Indian Railways During 2005-12

Tatkal earnings during different financial years are given below: Year Tatkal Earnings (in crores) 2005-06 126  2006-07  207  2007-08 396  2008-09  605  2009-10 672  2010-11 729  2011-12  847  2012-13(till August 2012) 409 Tatkal Earnings in Graphical Format:

Tatkal Charges Hike again-effect from 1st April 2013

According to the announcement in Railway Budget 2013-14, Tatkal charges will be revised and this will come in to effect from 1st April,2013. The revised tatkal charges will be 10% of the basic fare for reserved Second Class sitting (2S) and 30% of the basic fare for all other classes. The minimum tatkal charges /maximum [...]