The Quint: With Railway’s ‘Vikalp’, Forget Seat Confirmation Woes


From 1 April, waitlisted passengers will have the opportunity of travelling in premier trains like Rajdhani or Shatabdi even if their booked tickets in some other train for the same destination has not been confirmed.
In a bid to improve number of confirmed berths in trains, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu announced the launch of an alternate train accommodation scheme –Vikalp –which will come into effect starting 1 April.
As of now, the scheme will be available in online bookings and later extended to counters.

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