IRCTC TDR filing of RAC tickets: Indian Railways has brought in greater flexibility for train passengers with this move. It has made it possible for Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corp (IRCTC) to relax the timing for ticket cancellation or TDR filing. On it’s Twitter handle, the catering service provider launched a new teaser saying henceforth a passenger can cancel or file TDR for RAC tickets even up to 30 minutes before departure. Earlier this was allowed only four hours before departure from boarding station.
A Reservation Against Cancellation (RAC) is technically a train ticket with confirmed seat but wait listed berth. This means, if your train ticket shows RAC as its status (with an RAC status number), you can board the train and occupy the seat allowed, instead of a sleeping berth at night. Read More