June 01, 2018 2:01 pm
Indian Railways revised its reservation form to allow passengers booking tickets from counters to use the alternate train accommodation scheme which is currently available only for online bookings.
May 25, 2018 6:28 pm
Under the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation's (IRCTC) VIKALP scheme, passengers will not be charged extra and would not be refunded for difference of fare under this scheme. Along with this, either all passengers — opting for VIKALP — of a PNR or none will be transferred to alternate train in same class.
May 23, 2016 6:27 pm
The facility named as Vikalp offers passengers booked under the scheme will be given an option for getting alternate accommodation in another train if they do not get confirmed berths in the trains of their choice.
November 01, 2015 9:03 am
At no extra cost, passengers booking online will be presented with a menu of alternate trains on same route if the train has waitlisted tickets.
June 22, 2020 7:07 pm