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Pradeep Singh

Technology is ruling the roost now with its presence and demand in each and every sector. In line of this, the Indian Railways has partnered with MakeMyTrip to provide live status updates of trains to passengers through WhatsApp.

Passengers can now get instant message on WhatsApp related to trains’ status along with train timings, platform number, booking status and cancellation.

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This new step of the national transporter is likely to ease people's dependence on 139 for train status.

To avail the facility, passengers will have to save the number 7349389104 (via MakeMyTrip) on their mobile phones and whenever they want an update, they will have to send a particular train number on the afore-mentioned number through WhatsApp and get the details of the specific train.

Recently, IRCTC had come up with several changes to make the ticket booking and related processes easy and simple for the passengers.

Meanwhile, this new move of the Indian Railways is likely to be received by people overwhelmingly.

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