Indian Railways increases the limit for online ticket booking through IRCTC website and app
IRCTC Ticket Booking Updates: From Now Rail Passengers Can Buy More Tickets! For the convenience of the passengers, Indian Rail It has been decided to increase the ticket booking limit. According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Railways, the national transporter has increased the ticket booking limit for a maximum of six tickets in a month from a single user ID to 12 tickets which is not linked with Aadhaar and has also increased the ticket booking limit. Up to a maximum of 12 tickets to 24 tickets in a month by a User ID which is linked to Aadhaar and one of the rail passengers in the ticket to be booked is verifiable through Aadhaar.
According to the Ministry of Railways, at present, a passenger can book a maximum of six tickets online in a month on IRCTC’s official website or app using a user ID that is not linked to Aadhaar and maximum 12 tickets can be booked online in a month on IRCTC. could. website or mobile application By a User ID which is linked to Aadhaar and one of the passengers in the railway ticket to be booked is verifiable through Aadhaar.
Meanwhile, an RTI query has found that around 9,000 train services were canceled by the Indian Railways this year, out of which over 1,900 train services were canceled in the last three months due to movement of coal. According to the national transporter, 6,995 train services were canceled for maintenance work or construction purposes, while 1,934 train services from March to May were canceled due to movement of coal. According to officials quoted in a PTI report, Indian Railways has been forced to prioritize movement of coal rakes over passenger train services due to acute power shortage.
According to him, Indian Railways is on track to deliver 58 super critical as well as 68 critical projects worth over Rs 1,15,000 crore in the coming years. Therefore, maintenance and construction works are being taken up as a priority across the entire railway network. However, it has severely affected passenger movement across the country, especially during the peak summer months.