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Railway launches online booking of retiring rooms at railway stations

New Delhi:  Railway passengers can  now  find accommodation in retiring rooms at  stations with the  click of a button as Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has launched the online booking system for retiring
India TV News Desk January 18, 2014 9:29 IST
India TV News Desk
New Delhi:  Railway passengers can  now  find accommodation in retiring rooms at  stations with the  click of a button as Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has launched the online booking system for retiring rooms.

Any passenger with the PNR of a confirmed or RAC ticket may make an online booking of a retiring room. The ticket may either be a counter ticket or e-ticket. The booking can be made for all the passengers on the ticket.

Presently, the facility is being provided at the retiring rooms in Mumbai , and gradually other important stations of tourist interest and metropolitan cities will be covered.

You can make the booking on IRCTC's tourism website www.railtourismindia.com and e-ticketing website www.irctc.co.in.

The service charge for booking a retiring room will be Rs 20 for up to 24 hours and Rs 40 beyond 24 hours and up to 48 hours. For a dormitory bed, the charges will be be Rs 10 for up to 24 hours and Rs 20 beyond 24 hours and up to 48 hours.