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Name misspelt on rail booking

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Name misspelt on rail booking

I misspelt a friend's surname on an online rail booking the other day, writing Dodd instead of Dodge. IRCTC say I can't change it. I read somewhere that it's only likely to be a problem if my own name were incorrect, since I'm the one who will have to show ID/cc etc. Is this the case? Will we be OK?

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1. Re: Name misspelt on rail booking

You will be fine, I have been in situation like this a few times and it's fine. Do not worry and enjoy the trip

Varanasi
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2. Re: Name misspelt on rail booking

Agree with loveUtraveling . Make sure that there is a valid id proof of passenger while traveling and things will be ok ! Cheers

San Miguel de...
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3. Re: Name misspelt on rail booking

Thanks to you. That's reassuring.

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Even my spelling is wrong for Goa trip, it dose not matter. do carry a valid ID proof. and Tell TC there is slight spelling mistake.

spelling mistakes are ignored, but if the name is mistaken it wont be ignored.

like if one wrote Nishu in place of Ish, it wont be ignored.

spelling mistake like

harsh asdhar in place of Harsh aadhar can be ignored.

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5. Re: Name misspelt on rail booking

If nothing works, have 100Rupee note in your right pocket.

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6. Re: Name misspelt on rail booking

Hi-

If you have mentioned your passport number then there is no problem and you carry along with you during journey.

Arun

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