Next time you opt for cancellation of tickets, do remember that it can also be done online via e-ticketing arm of Indian Railways- IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation).
After online cancellation of tickets, the refund is credited back to the account used for booking as for normal internet tickets.
The similar facilit can be availed offline as well by visiting the ticket reservation counters.
The refund is paid back to the customer after deduction of cancellation charges, said Indian Railways.
It is crucial to mention that a levy of clerkage per passenger for cancellation of unreserved, RAC (Reservation Against Cancellation) and wait listed tickets for unreserved (second class) is Rs. 30.
However, for second class (reserved) and other classes the charges cost to Rs. 60.
Similarly, the cancellation charge per passenger on confirmed (reserved) tickets when done 48 hours before the scheduled departure of the train costs to Rs. 240 for 1st AC/executive class.
It is however to the tune of Rs 200 for 2 AC/1st class.
The charges for 3AC/3A economy is Rs 180 while for sleeper class, the charges are priced at Rs 120.
The cancellation charges for second class are RS 60.>