Due to the summer holidays, seats have been full in most of the trains passing through Roorkee till June 25. The waiting list has also crossed three hundred. For those who go out of town for some reason, now there is an option for immediate ticket and buses or air travel.
Because of the summer holidays, people have their own plans for traveling. There are plenty of tourist places to roam around including Goa, Mumbai, Kerala, Kanyakumari, Shirdi, Tirupati, Vaishno Devi, Manali, Shimla, Mussoorie, and many religious including Nainital. At the same time due to the wedding ceremonies, the crowd has increased in trains.
At present, the situation is that in trains going towards Jammu, Hemkund Express, which runs from Rishikesh to Mata Vaishno Devi Katra, Sealdah express from Kolkata to Jammutavi, Amarnath Express from Gorakhpur to Jammutavi, Amarnath Express from Bhagalpur to Jammutavi, there is no confirmed seat left. There is no place in the AC coaches of these trains till June 25.
In the sleeper coaches, there’s the hope of confirmation after June 20. Other than this, expresses going to Shimla, Kullu-Manali till Chandigarh, all are facing the same problem.
Those who want to visit Tirupati, Chennai or Rameswaram, they will have to go to Delhi to catch a train. On the other hand, seats from Delhi to Swarna Jayanti, Tirupati Express, GT Express, and Tamilnadu Express sleeper coaches have been full till June 15.
Long queues on the ticket counter
Long queues are waiting for ticket reservation on the counters. According to Commerce Inspector Ajay Tomar, due to the travel season, there is a problem in getting confirmation of seats in trains.