Online train ticket booking and cancellation to be shut at from March 6 to March 7; check details

IRCTC is likely to cancel the ticket booking and cancellation service online from March 6, 12:00 am till March 7, 6:00 am, according to an alert on the Railways site. Passengers looking to book or cancel tickets might face inconvenience. The service will be unavailable due to maintenance process. According to a report in, the IRCTC site mentions, “Booking and Cancellation will not be available from 00:00 hrs on 06/03/2019 to 06:00 hrs on 07/03/2019 due to maintenance activity. Inconvenience caused is deeply regretted.”

The IRCTC was introduced in 2008 and almost 8 lakh people use the Railways site for ticket booking. The online ticket booking facility helps reduce the burden on people as it helps to book tickets quickly and without standing in long queues.

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