IRCTC Launches The 'connecting Journey' Feature With A Refund Policy For Missed Trains


The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) recently launched a new connecting journey feature for Holi, that also has a full refund policy.

Written By Siddharth Iyer | Mumbai | Updated On:

The IRCTC has recently added the connecting Journey feature to their website. This feature is highly useful for those who want o travel to multiple destinations different destinations at an affordable price. Find out more about the IRCTC connecting Journey feature below. 

IRCTC's connecting Journey feature launched on March 05, 2020

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Above is the IRCTC's official social media announcement where they revealed the launch of the connecting journey feature. This feature can be used to easily travel between multiple locations at a cheaper cost. The connecting journey ticket can be purchased by linking the PNR numbers of the two trains that you will be travelling in. 

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The link for the connecting journey ticket can be easily found on IRCTC's official website, To book a connecting journey, you will first need to have the PNR number of a train that you have already booked. Moreover, the passenger will have to keep in mind the time between the arrival of the main train and the departure of the connecting train. The website also recommends passengers to keep a wide margin between the two train journeys, in case of platform changes or train rescheduling. 

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[Image from IRCTC website]

The IRCTC does not take any responsibility if you miss the connecting train. However, the plus side of the connecting journey option is that you can freely ask for a refund in case you miss the train for any reason. The connecting journey ticket is a special feature that was added by the IRCTC on the occasion of Holi.

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