Indian Railways allows passengers to transfer their ticket to someone else's name

The same will however be possible following certain guidelines put down by the railways.

By: | Updated: 09 Mar 2018 06:36 PM
Indian Railways allows passengers to transfer
New Delhi: In a major move to provide relief to passengers, Indian Railways in a fresh notification allowed passengers with confirmed tickets to transfer their ticket to someone’s name, in case they are unable to travel.

The same will however be possible following certain guidelines put down by the railways.

As per a statement issued by Railways, "Chief Reservation Supervisor of important stations are authorised by Railway Administration to permit the change of name of a passenger having a seat or berth reserved in his name".

  • The statement stated that a person holding a confirmed ticket can transfer his/ her ticket in the name of their father, mother, spouse, sibling or children. The same can however be done 24 hour prior to the scheduled departure.

  • If a government servant wants to transfer a confirmed ticket then he or she can make a written request before 24 hours of departure.

  • If the passenger is part of a marriage party then the confirmed ticket can be transferred to another person with a written request by an individual

  • A NCC cadet or a group of cadets can get reservation ticket or tickets transferred to other cadets with a written request by any officer who is the head of such a group, 24 hours before departure.

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