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Railways to give full refund for all tickets booked on or prior to 14th April 2020 say Ministry of Railways

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Indian Railways

new Delhi. Railways on Tuesday announced cancellation of all train tickets booked for regular trains on or before April 14 and said that passengers on canceled tickets would be given a full refund. The Railway Board said in an order dated June 22, that all train tickets booked on or before April 14 for trains with regular time-table should be canceled and full refund given on the ticket. "

The railways suspended the operation of all passenger, mail and express trains from March 25 amid a nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of coronaviruses. Earlier on 14 May, the Railways had canceled all the regular train tickets booked for the journey till 30 June and decided on a full refund.

These tickets were booked during the lockdown period, when the railways issued booking permission for the journey in June.

Passengers can apply for refunds for tickets booked from the railway station counter within 6 months from the date of travel. On the other hand, the money booked online will automatically get refund in the account. At the same time, those who have already canceled their tickets can also apply to get the cancellation charge back.

This post was published on June 24, 2020 3:54 am

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