Advance Booking

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The corruption in railway booking is primarily due to the booking of tickets 120 days in advance which leads to cancellations and manipulation of reservation by ticketing clerks touts and TTEs.
Railways have separate login for agents and it can put some restrictions on waiting list booking by agents or alter the software so that software itself can keep control on large booking by agents. more  
Sep 18
I do agree that there is corruption in ticket booking and manipulations . But the booking allowed 120 days ahead of journey date is for the benefit of the Passenger also . as the ---
- People traveling during school holidays with Families ,to plan well ahead and make other arrangements
- Wedding and functions invitations are sent at least 30 days ahead mainly for the relatives to make their travel arrangements .
- Elders visiting their children is during fixed seasons , like Festivals , school holidays ,so they also like to book the tickets and stay hassle free till the journey date. more  
Sep 17

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