Trains in India carry about 2.3 crore passengers every day and nearly 15 lakh people book their reserved tickets through IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) website. Many a time, you have to change your travel plan for various reasons – an alteration in plan or due to some unforeseen events – and you are then forced to cancel your travel tickets.
Cancellation of train ticket is followed by an unknown period of uncertainty about refund of money after deduction of cancellation charges. Most of the time, you don’t know when the Railways pays back to your bank account. Now this phase of uncertainty is over.
You can now know your refund status for cancellation of train tickets in real time. The Railways has launched a new website for the consumers/non-travellers to check their refund status in real time. People can monitor the status of their refund here – www.refund.indianrail.gov.in. Read More