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May 11 2010 (18:01)   12471/Swaraj Express (PT)

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Entry# 39198            Tags   Past Edits
What is partial waiting list? Can a person with partial waiting list board the train?

May 11 2010 (21:53)
Guest: 45b486b3   show all posts
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Partial Waiting List is - in a PNR/ticket, 5 passengers are travelling, out of which tickets for 3 persons are confirmed and 2 passengers are in WL (nos. are indicative only, it may be x, y,z) then it is known as Partial Waiting List.
In this Partial WL case, in case the tickets are booked throu irctc (E-tickets), the WL tickets are cancelled automatically and refunded back to the customer. In case of I tickets (issued by Res. counter/IRCTC also - original printed tickets of Rlys) if the WL passenger wishes to cancel their journey, can do so. else, there is an option of adjusting with the confirmed berth passengers - but this entirely depends upon the TTE of
the train whether to allow you to board or not. Discretion of TTE. You can request and adjust with other confirmed pass. You may have to pay sleeper charges, but will not be allotted any berth. REceipt will be given. - In case of no show passenger, TTE may allot berth if available.
Of course, during this summer rush, it does not happen, but there may be chances.

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May 12 2010 (11:25)
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Thank a lot for clarifying with details. This really helps.

May 12 2010 (12:00)
Manish*^   8593 blog posts   22349 correct pred (85% accurate)
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The explaination given by you is not completely correct. I am reproducing the Rules for Waitlisted e-ticket passengers from an e-ticket:
Rules for Waitlisted E tickets passengers
a) Status of E-tickets after chart preparation
1. Confirmed E ticket –Wait-listed E- ticket where all passengers are confirmed at the time of charting.
Partially waitlisted/Confirmed/RAC E ticket - Wait-listed E- ticket where some passengers are confirmed/RAC and others are wait-listed at the time of charting.
3. Fully waitlisted E tickets - Wait-listed E- ticket where all passengers continue to be waitlisted at the time of charting.

b) Authorization to board the train
1. Passengers with Confirmed E ticket are permitted to board the train. Their names will appear on the chart.
2. Names of passengers with Partially Waitlisted /Confirmed/RAC will appear on the chart (including the Waitlisted passengers).
3. PNRs having Fully waitlisted status will be dropped and names of the passengers will not appear on the chart. They are not allowed to board the train. If full waitlisted passengers are found travelling, they will be treated as without ticket and charged as per extant Railway rules.
c) Cancellation rules
1. Confirmed E ticket can be cancelled by passengers through internet before chart preparation only.
2. Partially waitlisted/Confirmed/RAC E ticket can be cancelled by passengers through internet before chart preparation only.
3. Fully waitlisted E tickets can be cancelled by passenger using internet before chart preparation. After chart preparation it will be cancelled by Railways and money refunded automatically.

d) Refund rules
1. After chart preparation, Refunds for Confirmed/RAC/Partially Waitlisted E ticket will be processed through TDR process. Customer can file TDR online and refund sanctioned by Railways would be credited back to user/agents account.
2. After chart preparation, Fully waitlisted E ticket will be cancelled by Railways and refund shall be credited to user/agents account automatically.
So in case of partially wailtist ticket, passengers name will appear on chart and passenger is allowed to board train.. It is not cancelled automatically in case of e-ticket. One has to file TDR for getting refund.

May 12 2010 (12:24)
Charm Vanished*^~   20633 blog posts   19691 correct pred (77% accurate)
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Mr Manish is absolutely correct.

May 12 2010 (16:17)
Guest: 45b486d0   show all posts
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i stand corrected for the refund process in case of partial WL. that point missed from my thoughts. thanks for correction.
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