Hyderabad, April 29 : The Advance Reservation Period (ARP) for booking reserved train tickets will be reduced from the existing 120 days to 60 days (excluding the date of journey) w.e.f. 1st May 2013.
The South Central Railway in a press release on Monday informed that with effect from May 1, the ARP will be of 60 days (excluding the day of journey) and booking will be done accordingly. However, all the bookings done up to April 30, 2013 under the ARP of 120 days will remain intact.
The Cancellation of the booking made beyond the ARP of 60 days will, however, be permitted. There will be no change in the case of certain day time express trains such as Satavahana Express, Golkonda Express, Janmabhoomi Express and Thungabhadra Express etc. where lower time limits for advance reservations are at present in force.
There will also be no change in the case of limit of 360 days for foreign tourists, the SCR said. INN