In order to check the misuse of tatkal ticket bookings, Indian Railways has introduced a separate reservation form to book tatkal ticket bookings. The railway passengers will have to fill up a separate reservation booking form under tatkal scheme. The forms will be available across the railway reservations very soon.
The Railways has introduced pink colour forms which has to be filled up by the passenger at the time of booking tatkal tickets. Passengers will have to furnish his / her address, contact number and ID. A single booking requisition form is available for tatkal and normal bookings at present.
The new tatkal reservation form also carries a set of warnings which includes deboarding at the next station, imposition of fine or imprisonment for providing incorrect information. The Indian Railways has recently introduced new timings, from 8 am to 10 am to book tatkal tickets.