Now, railway passengers in India can book retiring rooms in advance
New Delhi: Now passengers can book retiring rooms at railway stations two months in advance through the internet or computer terminals at stations.
In a press release, the Indian Railways Wednesday said it provides lodging facility through retiring rooms to passengers at stations spread across the country.
"At present, booking of retiring rooms has been computerised at 67 stations. The rooms can be booked on computer terminals placed at these stations as well as on internet through the website www.railtourismindia.com.
Currently, booking/cancellation, upgradation and extension are available in the retiring room application," it said.
The retiring rooms can be booked in advance (up to 60 days) through internet as well as on terminals at the stations.
The facility is available only on confirmed and RAC tickets. The rooms can be booked two days in advance based on unreserved tickets, railway passes and other travel authorities only on terminals at stations, it said.