New booking schedule for Tatkal tickets
Railways has decided to stagger booking of Tatkal tickets by allowing reservations in AC class from 10 AM onwards and Non-AC class from 11 AM onwards.
The new Tatkal booking schedule will come into effect from Monday. According to an official release, all types of ticketing agents will now be debarred from booking tickets during the first thirty minutes of opening of Tatkal booking for all classes.
Reports say the Railways is also toying with the idea of giving refund on cancellation of confirmed Tatkal tickets.