Indian Railways now allow you to transfer your train ticket to someone else


To make the train travel comfortable, Indian railways have a good news for the travellers. Railways has allowed the travelers to transfer their confirmed tickets to other persons if they cannot travel due to some reasons. Check out the Guidelines to transfer the train tickets have also been put down by Indian Railways.

As per the statement released by the Indian railways, # “Chief Reservation Supervisor of important stations are authorised by Railway Administration to permit the change of name of a passenger having a seat or berth reserved in his name.”

As per the guidelines, one can transfer the confirmed ticket to another family member be it the father, mother, sibling, children or spouse. To transfer it, a written request should be made 24 hours prior the scheduled departure.

There are guidelines for government servant. If a government servant wants to transfer a confirmed ticket then he is required to make a written request 24 hours prior the departure.

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Talking about the students of recognized educational institute, they can transfer his or her ticket only after getting the approval of the head of the institution. This approval can be made 48 hours prior. Apart from this, the ticket will be transferred to another student from the same institution.

This facility can also be availed to the National Cadet Corps. A cadet or a group of cadets can get confirmed ticket or tickets transferred to other cadets. This can be done 24 hours prior by the written request of any officer who is the head of such a group.

For the members of marriage party, train tickets can also be transferred to other members of the marriage party.