How to cancel Rail tickets booked online?

#16 Jul 5th, 2011, 23:09
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Ah btw to add, maybe my above was a little overly optimistic: There's a thing about E-tickets (I think that's the type) where in case of a cancellation, the money gets refunded to the account that it was bought from. You don't get it cash in hand.

So if you live there and bought it from your own bank account, that's fine. But as a visitor there, I've stood at the one end of town at the station and wanting to cancel my ticket, now being informed that it would be refunded to the agent I bought it from, at the other end of (this fairly large) town. Obviously not so fine.

It's something to take into account, certainly. Should be that much more fun if you bought it in another town altogether.
#17 Jul 5th, 2011, 23:16
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There are two kinds of online tickets...
I-Ticket and E-Ticket...
I-Tickets printed and sent by the IRCTC at your home through courier service and E-Tickets can be printed at home.

One has to visit the PRS (Reservation counter) to cancel I-Tickets and the refund would be transferred to the account.

For E-tickets it can only be cancelled online and the refund is transferred to the bank account same as the I-Tickets.
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