Cancellation at railway station counter
You have to present your reserved tickets, RAC tickets or wait-listed tickets for refund to the Station Master of the ticket issuing station. The station master, on verifying the genuineness of the tickets through their computer or railway station records, will grant you the refund at the counter, subject to deductions mentioned in the ‘Refund Rules’ section by the Indian Railways.
If you cancel the tickets online, the refund amount will be credited into the account initially used to book the ticket.
Time required for online refund
The time taken is approximately a period of 7 days in case of online cancellation. The refunded amount is subject to deductions mentioned in the ‘Refund Rules’ section by the Indian Railway.
By Rahul Kumar