Looking For A Retiring Room At Railway Station? Just Pay Rs 40; Booking Can Be Done On This Ticket
New Delhi: All prominent railway stations have an IRCTC retiring room, where a confirmed passenger can stay for a few days in luxurious rooms for just Rs 40. There are options like single, double, and mixed-AC/non-AC dorm rooms. However, to secure a retiring room at the railway station, passengers must have a valid RAC train ticket.
Passengers can reserve retiring rooms at the source and destination railway stations. Retiring rooms at stations can be reserved using both online and offline methods.
How to book?
Visit the railway website at https://www.rr.irctourism.com. Make a reservation for a retiring room. Select AC and non-AC rooms as per your requirement. Once you’ve decided to book a room enter your PNR number. If you do not have a confirmed ticket, then you can also avail of this facility on a RAC ticket. After booking, you can check into the room by showing your Aadhaar card to the superintendent of the concerned station.
There are some conditions
You can get only one bed for one PNR. However, if there are five passengers, you may reserve five beds.
The retiring rooms cannot be reserved with a waiting ticket. Only travellers with confirmed or RAC tickets can book retiring rooms.
Online reservations for the retiring rooms cannot be cancelled in person or over the phone.
Booking retiring rooms requires identification documentation.
The retiring room can be reserved from 12 am to 11 pm