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Advance reservations (ARP) can be made 60 days in advance of the journey date for all classes and every train. This period of advance reservation excludes the day of train departure. ARP is calculated in relation to journey date from originating train station. Therefore at intermediate stations, if the train arrives on the following day, reservations canseeking reservation need to complete and submit a reservation requisition form. It should be completely filled with all the required details including the train number, journey date, and class of accommodation, originating and the destination station. Reservation can be applied for maximum of 6 persons in a single form provided they should have the same destination station and booking for same train. Once the requisition form is accepted then ticket is booked by computer in accordance with pre defined logic. A person can submit only one requisition form at a time however if he is applying for onward or return journey then one can submit 2 or 3 forms. A journey ticket needs to be purchased in order to reserve the accommodation and no provisional reservation is entertained. Passengers are advised to quote PNR Status number for any enquiry or complaint concerning to reservations. Computerized Reservation ticket should be accompanied by the journey tickets on train. Passengers should note down the correct departure time printed on the ticket and must make certain timings from the Railway station on the journey day. As the tickets are issued up to 60 days in advance, it is not possible to advise any changes in timing.