GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
No.2007/TG-I/20/P/ARP New Delhi, dated 25 .04.2013
The Chief Commercial Managers,
All Zonal Railways.
(COMMERCIAL CIRCULAR NO. 34 OF 2013)
Sub: Time limit for Advance Reservation.
It has been decided that w.e.f. 01.05.2013, the existing time limit for advance reservations by trains will be reduced From 120 days to 60 days (excluding the date of journey) as mentioned below:-
i.With effect from 01.05.2013, the ARP will be of 60 days (excluding the day of journey) and bookings will be done accordingly. However, all the bookings done upto 30.04.2013 under the ARP of 120 days will remain intact.
ii.Cancellations of the booking in made beyond the APR of 60 days will,however be permitted.
iii. There will no change in the case of certain day time express Train like Taj Express, Gomti Express, etc. where lower time limits for advance reservations are at present in force.
iv There will also be no change in the case of limit of 360 days for Foreign Tourist.
2. Wide publicity through all possible means may be given for information of general public.