Waitlisted Railway Passengers to get Confirmed Berth

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New Delhi: Railways on Sunday launched a new scheme under which waitlisted passengers can get confirmed accommodation in next alternative train if they opt for the option while booking their tickets online.

Known as Viklap, the alternative train accommodation scheme will take off in trains running on Delhi-Lucknow and Delhi-Jammu sectors from 1st November on a pilot basis for six months.

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Initially, Vikalp scheme will be available only for the tickets booked through internet for six months and option will be limited to mail and express trains on the two selected routes, said a senior Railway Ministry official.

As per the scheme, waitlisted passengers of a train would be given option of getting confirmed accommodation in the next train running on the route

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