1. Pilot for WR:
Online booking of FTR is on pilot basis and currently booking is
allowed for journey starting from stations of Western Railway only.
2. Booking Process: FTR registration can be done either on
IRCTC website- ftr.irctc.co.in or on UTS counter of journey
3. Booking period: FTR registration can be done maximum 6
months in advance and minimum 30 days prior to journey date.
4. Payment realization:
Registration on IRCTC website: Party will provide the
booking type, journey details of coaches, and route. After
submission of the request, party will get a reference number
and registration amount to be paid. Party has to pay the
registration amount against provided reference number to get FTR
number. Payment of registration amount must be received within 6
days (including FTR request submit day). After 6 days, FTR Reference
Number will be flushed and party has to follow the above mentioned
process again to book a FTR coach/train.
Registrations on UTS counter: Party will go to CBS (Chief
Booking Supervisor)/Station Master (SM) of journey commencing
station and provide written request containing journey details for
FTR booking. CBS will feed these details in FTR system. CBS will
provide a system generated slip to the party. This slip will contain
the reference number and registration amount payable by party. Party
will go to UTS counter and will deposit the registration money
against the reference number. After confirmation of payment, printed
money receipt will be provided to party with a unique FTR number
printed on it. Party will go to CBS with this FTR number. At CBS
counter, party can request and get a printout of his request details
by providing the FTR number.
5. Refund process: In case of cancellation, either by party
or by railway, refund will be processed as per existing manual
process through Chief Commercial Manager (PM).
6. Permissible number of coaches:
Coach Booking: Party can book maximum 10 numbers of
coaches on FTR in a train in one tour programme.
Party can book maximum 24 coaches in FTR train including 2 SLR. 2
SLR coaches are mandatory.
7. Registration Amount:
Registration amount for booking of a coach up to 7 days of tour
journey period is Rs.50,000/- per coach. Beyond 7 days of tour
journey period, additional Rs.10,000/- per day/per coach will be
payable and added in registration amount.
Train Booking: Registration amount for booking of a train
is amount for minimum of 18 coaches (including minimum two SLR
coaches) and up to 7 days of tour journey period is Rs.900,000/-.
Beyond 18 passenger coaches, additional Rs.50,000/- per coach will
be added in the registration amount. For tour period beyond 7 days,
additional Rs.10,000/- per day per coach will be added in
registration amount.Even for booking of a train with less than 18
coaches, registration amount for 18 coaches as minimum will be
The above amount may change in case of any revision by Ministry of
Railways from time to time.
Registration of coaches/trains does not guarantee the supply of
coaches/trains. This will be subject to the operational feasibility
and availability of coaches.