As Railway Make Process Easy and Transparent for Increased Revenues Now a Days Booking of Coach for Tour or Event very easy.
Personally Recommended: Go though this Process If the Passengers of your Group More then 2-3 Dozens else go with Normal Booking Procedures.
Read the Below Instructions and Enjoy the Journey and Events with Indian Railway.
1. Pilot for WR: Online booking of FTR is on pilot basis and currently booking is allowed for journey starting from stations of Western Railway only (It’s On Hold Now).
2. Booking Process: FTR registration can be done either on IRCTC website- ftr.irctc.co.in or on UTS counter of journey commencing station.
3. Booking period: FTR registration can be done maximum 6 months in advance and minimum 30 days prior to journey date.
4. Payment realization:
Registration on IRCTC website: Party will provide the booking type, journey details of coaches, and route. After submission of the request, party will get a reference number and registration amount to be paid. Party has to pay the registration amount against provided reference number to get FTR number. Payment of registration amount must be received within 6 days (including FTR request submit day). After 6 days, FTR Reference Number will be flushed and party has to follow the above mentioned process again to book a FTR coach/train.
Registrations on UTS counter: Party will go to CBS (Chief Booking Supervisor)/Station Master (SM) of journey commencing station and provide written request containing journey details for FTR booking. CBS will feed these details in FTR system. CBS will provide a system generated slip to the party. This slip will contain the reference number and registration amount payable by party. Party will go to UTS counter and will deposit the registration money against the reference number. After confirmation of payment, printed money receipt will be provided to party with a unique FTR number printed on it. Party will go to CBS with this FTR number. At CBS counter, party can request and get a printout of his request details by providing the FTR number.
5. Refund process: In case of cancellation, either by party or by railway, refund will be processed as per existing manual process through Chief Commercial Manager (PM).
6. Permissible number of coaches:
Coach Booking: Party can book maximum 10 numbers of coaches on FTR in a train in one tour programme.
Train Booking: Party can book maximum 24 coaches in FTR train including 2 SLR. 2 SLR coaches are mandatory.
7. Registration Amount:
Coach Booking: Registration amount for booking of a coach up to 7 days of tour journey period is Rs.50,000/- per coach. Beyond 7 days of tour journey period, additional Rs.10,000/- per day/per coach will be payable and added in registration amount.
Train Booking: Registration amount for booking of a train is amount for minimum of 18 coaches (including minimum two SLR coaches) and up to 7 days of tour journey period is Rs.900,000/-. Beyond 18 passenger coaches, additional Rs.50,000/- per coach will be added in the registration amount. For tour period beyond 7 days, additional Rs.10,000/- per day per coach will be added in registration amount.Even for booking of a train with less than 18 coaches, registration amount for 18 coaches as minimum will be charged.
The above amount may change in case of any revision by Ministry of Railways from time to time.