Indian Railways has reassured passengers that the 200 IRCTC special trains and the IRCTC Special Rajdhani-style train services began respectively from 1 June and 12 May will remain in operation.
IRCTC train ticket cancellation update: Piyush Goyal, chairman of the Railway Ministry, has declared the cancellation of all regular Indian Railway passenger trains by 12 August 2020. Such cancelled passenger train services are the ones for which the booking of IRCTC tickets was available until April 14, 2020.
Through an important clarification, Indian Railways has reassured passengers that the 200 special IRCTC trains and the train services of the IRCTC Special Rajdhani-style that started from June 1 and May 12 respectively will remain operational. Wondering what does this mean for refunds on tickets? What are the rules for refunding IRCTC by 2020? Here are the top 5 data on the decision by Indian Railways to cancel daily passenger trains until 12 August 2020:
Passenger Train Services Cancelled
The national transporter has cancelled all daily passenger train services from 1 July 2020 until 12 August 2020. The regular commuter train services already discontinue by 30 June 2020. In addition, Indian Railways have cancelled. It is all train tickets book on or before 30 June 2020 for travel on passenger trains.
In a nutshell, if you reserved an IRCTC train ticket to a regular passenger train on April 14, 2020. Indian Railways provides for an advance reservation duration of 120 days. It means that all daily train services cancel 120 days from April 14. It is to say until August 12.
IRCTC will offer full reimbursement to those who have booked their train tickets. It is for daily train journeys schedule for 1 July 2020 to 12 August 2020. Passengers forbid to apply for cancellations of their tickets online. According to IRCTC, the electronic IRCTC e-ticket reservation system automatically issues. The full refunds to passengers once the trains cancel at the back end.
200 Special Train Services Start from 1 June 2020
While Indian Railways have cancelled daily passenger train services, the Rajdhani Special trains starting from 12 May 2020. As well as the 200 Special Train services starting from 1 June 2020, will continue to run. Chairman of the Railway Board VK Yadav recently announced Indian Railways may add more. IRCTC Special passenger train services to meet any demand.
Although Indian Railways has agreed to cancel all scheduled regular train services by August 12, this does not imply. It is that the national transporter doesn’t really resume regular train services until then. Any decision to that effect will be made in due course.