Indian Railways Rules: If the train runs late by so many hours then you get full refund, the money comes back to the account easily...


The network of Indian Railways is quite large. In such a situation, Indian Railways provides many types of facilities to the passengers. At present, due to the cold in North India, air travel along with railways is being affected.


Many trains in the country are running late or getting canceled. In such a situation, Indian Railways gives a special right to the passengers under which they can easily get a full refund on the train ticket.

Many passengers traveling by train are not aware of this right. Indian Railways refunds the full amount to the passenger if the train is late. Indian Railways has some conditions for this. Come, today let us tell you about this rule of Indian Railways.

When do I get my refund?
Crores of people in the country travel by train every day. At present, due to the cold, many trains in North India are running late. Due to this many passengers are facing problems. However, Indian Railways is taking steps to run the trains on time.

If you are also going to travel by train and your train gets late, then you can easily get a full refund of your ticket. According to the rules of Indian Railways, passengers can claim for refund if the train is late.

Passengers can claim a refund only if the train is late by more than 3 hours. However, no refund is given on the cancellation of the confirmed Tatkal ticket.

If the train is running late by 3 hours and you do not want to travel, you can take back the entire amount by claiming a refund. For a refund claim, you will have to file a Ticket Deposit Receipt.

You can file TDR by visiting the official website of IRCTC. Apart from this, you can also surrender the ticket by going to the ticket counter. After which you will get a full refund.

Let us tell you that it takes at least 90 days to get the refund back.

How to file TDR
     First of all, you have to log in to the IRCTC website.
     After this, select "File Ticket Deposit Receipt (TDR)" in the 'Services' tab.
     Now go to My Transactions and click on "File TDR".
     After this, your claim request will be sent to Railways.
     The refund amount will be credited to the same bank account from which the ticket has been booked.

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