COVID 19 Special Trains and Tatkal Train Ticket Booking Guidelines

Indian Railways has resumed the train ticket booking window for passengers willing to travel across the country. Railways has suspended all the regular trains from 1st July to 12 Aug due to rising COVID 19 positive cases but has reinstated 230 special trains including Special Rajdhani Trains.

ARP (advance reservation period) has been increased to 120 days for passengers to plan their journey and book tickets accordingly. Railway reservation counters has not been opened up yet so the bookings are available online on irctc official websites or its different vendors across the country.

 

COVID 19 Special Train List

T.No Route Dep. – Arr.
02301 Howrah to New Delhi 1705 – 1000 hrs
Daily
02302 New Delhi to Howrah 1655 – 0955 hrs
Daily
02951 Mumbai Central to New Delhi 1730 – 0905 hrs
Daily
02952 New Delhi to Mumbai Central 1655 – 0845 hrs
Daily
02957 Ahmedabad to New Delhi 1820 – 0800 hrs
Daily
02958 New Delhi to Ahmedabad 2025 – 1005 hrs
Daily
02309 Rajendranagar to New Delhi 1920 – 0740 hrs
Daily
02310 New Delhi to Rajendranagar 1715 – 0530 hrs
Daily
02691 Bengaluru to New Delhi 2030 – 0555 hrs
Daily
02692 New Delhi to Bengaluru 2115 – 0640 hrs
Daily
02424 New Delhi to Dibrugarh 1645 – 0700 hrs
Daily
02423 Dibrugarh to New Delhi 2110 – 1015 hrs
Daily
02442 New Delhi to Bilaspur 1600 – 1200 hrs
Tue, Sat
02441 Bilaspur to New Delhi 1440 – 1055 hrs
Mon,Thu
02823 Bhubaneswar to New Delhi 1000 – 1045 hrs
Daily
02824 New Delhi to Bhubaneswar 1705 – 1725 hrs
Daily
02425 New Delhi to Jammu Tawi 2110 – 0545 hrs
Daily
02426 Jammu Tawi to New Delhi 2010 – 0500 hrs
Daily
02434 New Delhi to Chennai 1600 – 2040 hrs
WED,FRI
02433 Chennai to New Delhi 635 – 1030 hrs
FRI,SUN
02454 New Delhi to Ranchi 1530 – 1000 hrs
WED & SAT
02453 Ranchi to New Delhi 1740 – 1055 hrs
THU & SUN
02414 New Delhi to Madgaon 1125 – 1250 hrs
FRI,SAT
02413 Madgaon to New Delhi 1030 – 1240 hrs
SUN,MON
02438 New Delhi to Secunderabad 1600 – 1400 hrs
SUN
02437 Secunderabad to New Delhi 1315 – 1040 hrs
WED
02432 New Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram 1125 – 0525 hrs
TUE, WED & SUN
02431 Thiruvananthapuram to New Delhi 1945 – 1240 hrs
TUE, THU & FRI
02501 Agartala to New Delhi 1900 – 1120 hrs
MON
02502 New Delhi to Agartala 1950 – 1330 hrs
WED

 

Tatkal Ticket Booking Guidelines

  • Tatkal booking opens at 10 am every day for air-conditioned (AC) classes and 11 am for non-AC classes one day in advance of the actual date of journey.
  • Only 4 passengers can be booked on one PNR .
  • Cancellation of confirm tickets will not be refunded.
  • Tatkal ticket booking fare fixed as a percentage of fare at the rate of 10% of basic fare for second class and 30% of basic fare for all other classes subject to minimum and maximum

Tatkal Booking Fare Chart

Class of Travel Minimum Tatkal Charges (in Rs.) Maximum Tatkal Charges (in Rs.) Minimum Distance for charge(in Km)
Reserve Second sitting (2S) 10.00 15.00 100
Sleeper 100.00 200.00 500
AC Chair Car 125.00 225.00 250
AC 3 Tier 300.00 400.00 500
AC 2 Tier 400.00 500.00 500
Executive 400.00 500.00 250
Source:indianrail.gov.in

 

Class of Travel Minimum Tatkal Charges (in Rs.) Maximum Tatkal Charges (in Rs.)
Second (sitting) 10.00 15.00
Sleeper 90.00 175.00
AC Chair Car 100.00 200.00
AC 3 Tier 250.00 350.00
AC 2 Tier 300.00 400.00
Executive 300.00 400.00

 

Indian Railways is also about to deploy 90 more special trains in coming days. Ministry will soon share the list of those trains after approval.

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