Change boarding station ahead of planned train

July 10, 2019 - Reading time: 2 minutes

As per the new rule, passengers can change their boarding station 24 hours in advance of taking the journey. Passengers should, however, note that the same cannot be done once the chart for the specific train has been prepared. 

Passengers travelling on the Indian Railways can now change their boarding station, ahead of their planned journey. According to the IRCTC, the new feature was added with several other features like booking a meal online, flight tickets, hotel stays etc.  The announcement of this feature was made on the official website irctc.co.in. 

As per the new rule, passengers can change their boarding station 24 hours in advance of taking the journey. Passengers should, however, note that the same cannot be done once the chart for the specific train has been prepared. 

Boarding station change is not allowed for the tickets booked with VIKALP option and online boarding station change is not allowed for I-Ticket, according to IRCTC