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New Tatkal Booking Timings: 10 am for AC, 11 am for Non-AC classes

New Delhi, June 15: The timings for booking Tatkal tickets in AC and non-AC classes will change from today as the Railways has adjusted the schedule to reduce the load on the online ticketing website and also at booking windows.The timings for AC classes would remain the same; however, for non-AC classes railways have created another slot between 11AM to 12 noon.

Currently, the booking under Tatkal scheme opens at 10 AM on the previous day of journey from train originating station.Now the reservation under Tatkal scheme will open at 10 AM on the previous day of journey from train originating station for AC classes whereas that for non-AC classes will start at 11 AM on the previous day of journey from train originating station.

Moreover, all types of ticketing agents including IRCTC agents will now be debarred from booking non-Tatkal tickets for 30 minutes from the opening of bookings, that is from 8 am to 8.30 am for general classes, from 10 am to 10.30 am for Tatkal AC classes, and from 11 am to 11.30 am for Tatkal non-AC classes.

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