SALIENT FEATURES OF EXISTING TATKAL SCHEME
a. Tatkal booking opens at 10 AM on the previous day of journey excluding date of journey from the train originating station.
b. The reservation under this scheme is available only upto the time of preparation of charts. .
c. The facility of change of name is not permitted on the bookings made under Tatkal scheme.
d. No duplicate Tatkal tickets are issued except in exceptional cases on payment of full fare including Tatkal charges.
e. The reservation under this scheme can be sought by full fare paying passengers only and no passenger holding concessional ticket is allowed to avail reservation under this scheme.