Now you can book Tatkal rail tickets and pay later

Indian Railways has started a new service under ‘buy rail tickets now and pay later’ scheme to make it easy for customers to book Tatkal tickets through IRCTC’s website (

Earlier, the scheme allowed a customer of general category to pay after 15 days of booking an online ticket through the IRCTC website.

Now it also allows customers to pay later for tickets booked under the Tatkal category on the IRCTC website.

For Tatkal online bookings, now customers can book tickets on the website on a first come, first served basis by paying Tatkal charges.

Customers can make the payment through cash, debit card or credit card by selecting to have tickets delivered at their doorstep.

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