The Indian Railways has revealed that it will empower travelers to change their confirmed tickets to another person if they are not travelling.
The guidelines say that a person can transfer the confirmed ticket to another family member be it the father, mother, sibling, children or spouse. The person would need to make a written request 24 hours prior the scheduled departure.The request will be yielded just once.
A declaration by the railways expressed, “Chief Reservation Officers of important stations are authorized by Railway Administration to permit the change of name of a passenger having a seat or berth reserved in his name.”
For students , NCC cadets , marriage party these transfer requests over 10% per cent of the group’s strength would not be granted.