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May 17 (08:55) Foreign Tourist Quota Booking Online (irctcportal.in)
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Revised scheme for booking of reserved tickets by foreign tourists
i. For booking the tickets the passport number. Nationality and the international Mobile no. of the passenger has to be mandatorily entered for generation of the ticket.
ii. All tickets are booked on applicable fare and. no concession is admissible
iii. Payment is to be made only through international debit/credit cards. An SMS confirming
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the reservation of the ticket is sent to the registered mobile number
iv. The fare is uniformly charged at 1.5 times the base fare by Indian Railways and IRCTC collects enhanced charges of Rs.200/- per ticket.
v. The passenger who has reserved the ticket under this category has to carry the original Passport (given at the time of booking ticket) with valid visa as identity proof and make it available for check during the journey. In case the passenger is not able to show the original Passport with valid visa, the passenger is treated as without ticket and charged penalty equivalent to 3 times the fare of the ticket and if passenger fails to pay the penalty, legal action will be taken against the passenger.
vi. Foreign tourists are allowed to register their demand up to 365 days in advance till the train is made open for booking as per Advance Reservation Period (ARP). The limit up to which the demand of foreign tourists is registered is as under: –
a. Eight berths per FAC
b. Four berths per FACCW
c. Eight berths per 2A coach
d. Ten seats per EC coach
vii. The demand is registered for all types of trains. The status on the ticket will be “Confirmed”. Coach /Seat /Berth Number will be allotted on the day of opening of reservation as per ARP except in case of First AC in which Coupe/Cabin is allotted at the time of preparation of first reservation charts.
viii. As on the day of registering of requests, no train exists in the system, the composition of the train on that date is taken into account for allowing the number of berths/seats for which requests are registered e.g. beyond ARP, if there are’04 coaches of 2A in a train, then provision is made for registering 4×8 i.e. 32 passengers. In case on the day of opening of reservation as per ARP, the number of coaches of that class varies, the number of berths/passengers allowed to be .registered does not change.
ix. If class itself doesn’t exist once ARP opens, passengers will have to be manually allotted berths/seats in another class by database operators as is being done presently.
x. The last request being registered is honoured even if the limit above has to be extended, however, beyond that no request is registered e.g. if the last request received is for 6 passengers and there is a scope for registering request for only 3 passengers, the above said limit is extended by 3 berths/seats to accommodate the last request. However, thereafter, no more transactions is allowed in that class beyond ARP.
xi. In case of cancellation of the tickets booked under this facility by the passenger flat 50% of the fare is deducted in addition to the cancellation charges applicable while refunding the amount. The time limit for granting 50% refund is as per extant Refund rules i.e. upto 4 hours before scheduled departure of train for confirmed PNRs. Part confirmed/part waitlist will be given refund as per rule upto 30 minutes. This rule is applicable for e-tickets as well as counter tickets.
xii. No change of name is permissible on such tickets under any condition.
xiii. Authorised ticketing agents are not allowed to book accommodation under Foreign Tourist Quota.
xiv. On the day of opening of reservation as per ARP, the accommodation will be released for general booking after accommodating of such request is registered.
Foreign tourist quota within ARP
a. This quota is defined by zonal railways based on demand pattern.
b. Booking against this quota starts from the day of opening of reservation in the train as per ARP.
c. Accommodation against this quota can be booked within ARP on payment of 1.5 times the base fare.
d. For booking across the counter through FT Quota within ARP, payment is accepted through any type of mode i.e. Indian Currency/National/International Credit/Debit cards. Foreign nationals booking berths under general quota can book ticket on normal fare.
e. The accommodation under this quota is allowed to be booked up to the limit of foreign tourist quota defined by the Railways subject to the condition that the last party is accommodated in general quota if partial accommodation is available under foreign tourist quota. The fare for the entire party in such case is 1.5 times the base fare.
f. If foreign tourist quota is exhausted, system will not automatically book in GN quota, the passenger has to explicitly book in General quota on payment of normal fare.
g. No waiting list tickets are issued except in case the last request for foreign tourist quota is more than the quota and there is no accommodation available in general quota at the time of booking.
h. The unutilised accommodation under foreign tourist quota is released to RAC/ waiting list passengers at the time of preparation of first reservation chart.
  
May 14 (09:53) General Purpose Wagon Investment Scheme 2018 (irctcportal.in)
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News Entry# 337004  Blog Entry# 3416144   
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General Purpose Wagon Investment Scheme
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)
No. 2018/TC(FM)/04/01
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Bhavan, New Delhi – 110 001, dated 26.04.2018
General Managers
All Indian Railways.
Sub: GENERAL PURPOSE WAGON INVESTMENT SCHEME (GPWIS)
In view of the long term demand from Railway Freight Users (PSUs, Industries and other stakeholders) and to achieve the desired growth in freight traffic on IR, a policy on General Purpose Wagon Investment Scheme (GPWIS) has been formulated. The detailed guidelines of the General Purpose Wagon Investment Scheme (GPWIS) are enclosed as the annexure.
This scheme will come into force with immediate effect.
This issues with the concurrence of Finance Directorate of Ministry of Railways.
The receipt of this letter may please be acknowledged.
Sd/-
(Dr. Monica Agnihotri)
Executive Director Freight Marketing
  
Introduction of New Humsafar Weekly Express between Bhagat Ki Kothi – Tambaram (via Vijayawada)
Ministry of Railways approved introduction of new weekly Humsafar Express between Bhagat Ki Kothi and Tambaram stations. The Regular services will commence Ex. Bhagat Ki Kothi on 23rd May, 2018 and Ex. Tambaram on 18th May, 2018. The inaugural service will commence on 14th May, 2018 from Bhagat Ki Kothi to Tambaram stations. The details are given below:-
Inaugural Service on 14th May, 2018:
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Train No. 04815 Bhagat Ki Kothi – Tambaram Humsafar special train will depart Bhagat Ki Kothi at 13:00 hrs on 14th May, 2018 (Monday) and arrive Tambaram at 10:00 hrs on Wednesday.
Enroute, this train will stop at Jodhpur, Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Kota, Guna, Ashok Nagar, Bina, Bhopal, Itarsi, Nagpur, Balharshah, Warangal, Vijayawada, Gudur and Chennai Central stations.
This train consists of all AC III Tier Coaches.
Regular Services:-
Train No.14815 Bhagat Ki Kothi – Tambaram Humsafar Express will depart Bhagat Ki Kothi at 15:30 hrs from 23rd May, 2018 (Wednesdays) and arrive Tambaram at 10:45 hrs on Fridays.
In the opposite direction, Train No.14816 Tambaram – Bhagat Ki Kothi Humsafar Express will depart Tambaram at 19:15 hrs from 18th May, 2018 (Fridays) and arrive Bhagat Ki Kothi at 19:30 hrs on Sundays.
Enroute, these trains will stop at Jodhpur, Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Kota, Guna, Ashok Nagar, Bina, Bhopal, Itarsi, Nagpur, Balharshah, Warangal, Vijayawada, Gudur and Chennai Central stations in both the directions.
These trains consists of all AC III Tier Coaches.
  
May 13 (09:37) Foreign Tourist Quota Indian Trains-NEW RULES (indianrailwaynews.in)
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ER/Eastern

News Entry# 336902   
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i. For booking the tickets the passport number. Nationality and the international Mobile no. of the passenger has to be mandatorily entered for generation of the ticket.
ii. All tickets are booked on applicable fare and. no concession is admissible
iii. Payment is to be made only through international debit/credit cards. An SMS confirming the reservation of the ticket is sent to the registered mobile number
iv.
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The fare is uniformly charged at 1.5 times the base fare by Indian Railways and IRCTC collects enhanced charges of Rs.200/- per ticket.
v. The passenger who has reserved the ticket under this category has to carry the original Passport (given at the time of booking ticket) with valid visa as identity proof and make it available for check during the journey. In case the passenger is not able to show the original Passport with valid visa, the passenger is treated as without ticket and charged penalty equivalent to 3 times the fare of the ticket and if passenger fails to pay the penalty, legal action will be taken against the passenger.
vi. Foreign tourists are allowed to register their demand up to 365 days in advance till the train is made open for booking as per Advance Reservation Period (ARP). The limit up to which the demand of foreign tourists is registered is as under: –
a. Eight berths per FACb. Four berths per FACCWc. Eight berths per 2A coachd. Ten seats per EC coach
vii. The demand is registered for all types of trains. The status on the ticket will be “Confirmed”. Coach /Seat /Berth Number will be allotted on the day of opening of reservation as per ARP except in case of First AC in which Coupe/Cabin is allotted at the time of preparation of first reservation charts.
viii. As on the day of registering of requests, no train exists in the system, the composition of the train on that date is taken into account for allowing the number of berths/seats for which requests are registered e.g. beyond ARP, if there are’04 coaches of 2A in a train, then provision is made for registering 4×8 i.e. 32 passengers. In case on the day of opening of reservation as per ARP, the number of coaches of that class varies, the number of berths/passengers allowed to be .registered does not change.
ix. If class itself doesn’t exist once ARP opens, passengers will have to be manually allotted berths/seats in another class by database operators as is being done presently.
x. The last request being registered is honoured even if the limit above has to be extended, however, beyond that no request is registered e.g. if the last request received is for 6 passengers and there is a scope for registering request for only 3 passengers, the above said limit is extended by 3 berths/seats to accommodate the last request. However, thereafter, no more transactions is allowed in that class beyond ARP.
xi. In case of cancellation of the tickets booked under this facility by the passenger flat 50% of the fare is deducted in addition to the cancellation charges applicable while refunding the amount. The time limit for granting 50% refund is as per extant Refund rules i.e. upto 4 hours before scheduled departure of train for confirmed PNRs. Part confirmed/part waitlist will be given refund as per rule upto 30 minutes. This rule is applicable for e-tickets as well as counter tickets.
xii. No change of name is permissible on such tickets under any condition.
xiii. Authorised ticketing agents are not allowed to book accommodation under Foreign Tourist Quota.
xiv. On the day of opening of reservation as per ARP, the accommodation will be released for general booking after accommodating of such request is registered.
a. This quota is defined by zonal railways based on demand pattern.
b. Booking against this quota starts from the day of opening of reservation in the train as per ARP.
c. Accommodation against this quota can be booked within ARP on payment of 1.5 times the base fare.
d. For booking across the counter through FT Quota within ARP, payment is accepted through any type of mode i.e. Indian Currency/National/International Credit/Debit cards. Foreign nationals booking berths under general quota can book ticket on normal fare.
e. The accommodation under this quota is allowed to be booked up to the limit of foreign tourist quota defined by the Railways subject to the condition that the last party is accommodated in general quota if partial accommodation is available under foreign tourist quota. The fare for the entire party in such case is 1.5 times the base fare.
f. If foreign tourist quota is exhausted, system will not automatically book in GN quota, the passenger has to explicitly book in General quota on payment of normal fare.
g. No waiting list tickets are issued except in case the last request for foreign tourist quota is more than the quota and there is no accommodation available in general quota at the time of booking.
h. The unutilised accommodation under foreign tourist quota is released to RAC/ waiting list passengers at the time of preparation of first reservation chart.
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