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Advanced Reservation Period

Advance Reservation Period

Advance reservation of berths and seats can be done 120 days in advance excluding the date of journey at the originating station. The advance reservation period at intermediate stations for any particular train would be reckoned with reference to the date on which booking starts at the train originating station.

However Advance reservation by some Intercity Express trains can be done 30 days in advance  (excluding the date of journey ) details of which are indicated below :

30 days in advance ( Excluding date of journey )

Srl No

                  Train No &Name


12813 / 12814 HWH – Tatanagar Steel Express


12857 / 12858 HWH – Digha Tamralipta Express


22897 / 22898 HWH – Digha Kandari Express


12827 / 12828 HWH – Purulia Express


12883 / 12884 SRC –    Purulia- HWH- Rupashi Bangla  Exp


18416 / 18415 Puri –    BBN-Puri Exp


12865 / 12866 -HWH-Purulia Lalmati Exp ( Bi – weekly )


18404 /18403- Barbil –  CKP Intercity Express


12847/12848-HWH – Digha Howrah Super AC Express


12871/12872 - HWH – Titlagarh Ispat Exp


22891/22892 -HWH Ranchi Intercity Express ( via Tata)


12885/12886- SHM – Bhojudih Aranyak Express

10days in advance ( Excluding date of journey )


18304 / 18303 – Puri – Sambalpur – Puri Intercity Express


12893 / 12894 – Bhubaneswar – Balangir – Bhubaneswar

                           Super Fast Express


You can board the train with a RAC ticket. You will be provided with sitting accommodation initially and allotted a berth in case of any passenger not turning up in the train.

If you are holding a waitlisted ticket, check the status of your ticket before boarding the train. If the wait-listed ticket has not been confirmed or upgraded to RAC, please do not board the reserved coaches. In case you do, you will be fined and detrained.


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Source : South Eastern Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed : 27-06-2021  

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