June 22 : With 127 days left for one the biggest festivals of the year - Diwali 2019, here is a heads up for everyone planning to travel during the season. IRCTC and Indian Railway conunters are now open for advance ticket booking for Oct 20,Sunday, the day which marks the begining of Diwali festival week.
People start traveling from this day onwards. This year diwali is on October 27, Sunday. Indian Railways opens ticket bookings 120 days in advance.
People planning to travel with family and children for Dhanteras or Diwali, this is the time to plan and book your tickets to avoid last minute ticketing rush.
Railway still remains a preferred means of transportation for many especially for the middle class who find air travel costly, let alone the skyrocketing air fares during festival seasons.