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Tag: Book Train Tickets

Railway Issues Big Clarification On Hike In Train Passenger Fares From 2021
Railway Issues Big Clarification On Hike In Train Passenger Fares From 2021

New Delhi: Issuing clarification with regard to charging extra fares from train passengers, the Indian Railways has stated that it has taken special care about the train journey by those travelling by lowest fare in trains so that even in times of Covid pandemic, passengers bear the least burden. Rubbishing reports in some section of […]

No Increase In Rail Passenger Fare Now, Railway Rubbishes Fare Hike Reports!

New Delhi: Amid apprehensions over hike in rail passenger fare from January 6, 2021, the Indian Railways on Tuesday rubbished such news reports stating that there is no such proposal to increase the railway fare as of now. “The Indian Railways does not have any proposal to increase passenger fares. At present, there is no […]

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Railways' Discount & Other Initiatives That Made Travelling In Trains More Attractive!

New Delhi: Union Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, Piyush Goyal recently revealed that Indian Railways has registered a growth of 1.8 per cent in the number of passengers carried and 5 per cent in freight traffic in 2018-19 as compared to the previous year. Indian Railways has taken many measures for the benefit […]

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Railways' New Time Table & The New Facilities For Train Passengers

New Delhi: The Indian Railways has speeded up 261 trains as part of Mission Raftaar, by up to 110 minutes over different zones, providing a faster transit to passengers which will be reflected in the new time table which came into effect from Monday. ‘Mission Raftaar’ was announced in the Railway Budget 2016-17 and envisages […]

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IRCTC Goa Tour Package Ends Soon; Avail The Offer Now At Exciting Price

Often referred to as the ‘Tourist’s Paradise’, the perfect word to describe Goa is – ‘The land of Sun, Sand and Sea.’ The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation’s (IRCTC) GLORIOUS GOA package, a short tour of 3 Night/4 Days, exclusively covers Rail Tour Package with confirmed seats by IRCTC at competitive prices. The Goa […]

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IRCTC Alert: Railway Announces Summer Special Trains For May, June, July; Check List Here

New Delhi: In order to clear the extra rush of passengers and provide a comfortable journey to the commuters during the Summer Season 2019, the Indian Railways has decided to run several Summer Special Trains. For the convenience of rail passengers, the Northern Railway in association with other Zonal Railways has released a list of […]

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IRCTC Alert For Railway Passengers: New Facilities in E-ticketing, Tatkal Booking and More

The Indian Railways has always been committed in upgrading its facilities bringing joy to millions of commuters. With around six to seven lakh bookings every day, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), a subsidiary of the Indian Railways that handles the catering, tourism and online ticketing operations of the Indian Railways ( and […]

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IRCTC Launches New Feature For Railway Passengers

To enhance travel experience and bring greater transparency for Indian Railway passengers, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal launched a new facility for Public Viewing of Train Charts and Vacant Berths. The information about occupancy in trains as per Passenger Reservation Charts will now be available for public view on the internet through IRCTC website (www.irctc.co.in). The […]

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IRCTC Update For Railway Passengers: Now Enjoy The New Features Launched

Around 67 per cent of the total train tickets are being booked on the official website of the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC)- www.irctc.co.in. Facilitating the passengers, the IRCTC website now allows the users to check ticket availability without even logging in. The passengers can check transaction history, enjoy seamless transition between tablet, […]

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IRCTC Ticket Booking: Reliance Jio brings amazing feature for rail passengers

Mumbai: Telecom major Reliance Jio on Monday said that IRCTC reserved ticket booking service is available for its users on any JioPhone through the brand new JioRail App. According to the company, the App will allow customers to book and cancel tickets by using debit cards, credit cards and e-wallets, check PNR status, train information, […]

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Is Travelling In Trains Safe? 2 Incidents In 3 Days Terrifies Railway Passengers

New Delhi: Indian Railways, no doubt, has always been concerned about the safety of railway passengers during their journey and even at the stations. However, two incidents this week have raised serious questions on whether some of these safety initiatives are actually being implemented by the Ministry. The first shocker was in Saptkranti Express Monday […]

Min Approves Two Independent Train Services
Railways' New Year Gift! Avail Train Tickets At Much Cheaper Rates From March 15

New Delhi: In what could be a special gift for the lakhs of railway passengers this New Year, the Indian Railways has decided to completely remove flexi fares from trains with less than 50 per cent occupancy. The reduction of Flexi Fares is going to benefit both the passengers that can now avail tickets at […]

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Indian Railways Lists IRCTC Train Reservation Quotas; Check All Categories Here

New Delhi: While booking reserved tickets through the website of Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation(IRCTC), passengers can book tickets under General Quota, Ladies Quota, Foreign Tourist Quota, Premium Tatkal Quota, Tatkal Quota, Senior Citizen Quota, and Physically Handicapped (Divyangjan) Quota. In addition to the above quotas, accommodation can also be allotted under Reservation Against Cancellation […]

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Railway New Year Bonanza! Massive Discount From Today

New Delhi: In what could actually be a New Year Bonanza, the Indian Railways is offering a year-long 25% discount on containers & wagons hauling imported goods for hinterland haulage starting January 1, 2019, i.e. from today. The move of the Railways is likely to generate added revenue and provide an added incentive to the […]

Min Approves Two Independent Train Services
Indian Railways Comes Up With New Year Gift! New Facility For Train Passengers

Just ahead of the new year, the Railway Ministry has come up with yet another initiative for its passengers. Rail Minister Piyush Goyal stated that Railways is set to increase the combined reservation quota of lower births in trains for senior citizens and all the female passengers that are 45 years of age and above […]

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IRCTC: New Guidelines for passengers booking train tickets

Railway passengers should be aware that booking of Railway reserved tickets through Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) mobile app can be made using various payment modes enabled by Government or private banks through Multiple Payment Providers. At present, there are five Multiple Payment Providers integrated on IRCTC mobile app. The Government payment gateways […]

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Indian Railways' New Year Bonanza! Massive Discount From January 1

New Delhi: In what could actually be a New Year Bonanza, the Indian Railways is offering a year-long 25% discount on containers & wagons hauling imported goods for hinterland haulage from January 1, 2019. The move of the Railways is likely to generate added revenue and provide an added incentive to the container and wagon […]

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Alert! 20 Trains Cancelled Till Feb 15; Check The List Before Travel Plan

Keeping in view the fog and inclement weather, the North-Eastern Railways (NER) has cancelled 20 trains, including eight trains plying in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur and Basti divisions, informed a railway official on Thursday. These cancellation will come into effect from December 13 (Thursday) and continue till February 15, 2019, sources said. As per the official, […]

IRCTC: Railways launches New Deluxe Tourist Train With Multi-Facilities

The Railways has always been committed in upgrading the facilities bringing joy to millions of commuters. Recently, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) launched all new Buddhist circuit tourist train rake which will cover all the important destinations associated with Buddha’s life, it’s history and importance. Equipped with the new features like foot […]

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What? IRCTC reveals flight tickets available @ fees of Rs 59 ONLY!

In a major announcement for the travellers, Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) revealed that flight tickets are now available at a convenience fees of Rs 59 only. Yes, you read that right. Flight tickets now available @ convenience fees of Rs. 59 ONLY!, tweeted IRCTC. You read that right… flight tickets now […]

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IRCTC: Know Railways' Rules For Concession Before Booking Train Tickets

Love travelling alone or with family? Time is ripe for a vacation. And before booking tickets, its important for you to know what the Indian Railways has in store for you. The important general rules for concession are as under: 1.(a)All concessional fares shall be calculated on the basis of fares for Mail/Express trains irrespective […]

Min Approves Two Independent Train Services
Indian Railways' two big announcements to bring a smile on passenger's face!

Good news for the rail enthusiasts as the Indian Railways is set for the tourist season with two big announcements. Now not only destinations will look good, but the journey itself would be luxurious. In such an initiative, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced that Indian Railways has decided to open their famed saloon cars to […]

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Indian Railways now offering discount on train tickets!

The Indian Railways is planning to lure more passengers by revoking the flexi-fare scheme in some trains and offering discounts in others. The move comes just at the start of the festive season, when the airlines’ load factor is packed due to discount schemes. The railways plan to give graded discounts in fares for all […]

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Railway e-tickets Booked Illegally By Hacking Software!

Balasore: In a major breakthrough, the Crime Branch sleuths recovered a hacking software along with railway e-tickets and arrested two persons after conducting a raid on a Travel Agent Company ‘Odisha Communication’ in Jaleswar of Balasore district. The arrested duo has been identified as Nirmal Pandit of Taharapur area under Rupsa police limits and Sushant […]

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Railway Ticket Booking Made Easier Now; Check What's New

In a major relief for lakhs of train passengers, the Ministry of Railways has introduced Unreserved Mobile Ticketing with a view to promote three C’s- Cashless transactions (Digital payment), Contact less ticketing (no need to physically visit the point of sale) and Customer convenience and experience. As a big leap, booking of unreserved tickets on […]

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Railways' Diwali Gift For Passengers! Avail Train Tickets At Cheaper Rates Now

New Delhi: In what could be a special gift for the lakhs of railway passengers this festive season,the Indian Railways has decided to completely remove flexi fares from trains with less than 50 per cent occupancy. The reduction of Flexi Fares is going to benefit both the passengers that can now avail tickets at cheaper […]

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Indian Railways' list of Holiday Special Trains On Special Fares Till New Year 2019

An exciting offer of the Indian Railways is on for the train passengers for this festive season as the Western Railways has decided to run Holiday Special trains on special fares till the New Year. This apart, the Central Railways will also run 24 festival special trains while bookings on special charges would be open […]

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Indian Railways' Notice For Train Passengers; Know The Facilities

New Delhi: Ministry of Railways is always concerned over the safety of railway passengers during their journey and even at the stations. In a notice, the Ministry stated that it is providing the First Aid emergency care and medical facilities at all Railway Stations and in all passenger carrying trains for which Medical Boxes containing […]

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Indian Railways To Run Festive Special Trains Till February 2019

New Delhi: In order to clear the extra rush of passengers, the Northern Railway has decided to run Special Trains for the months of October, November, December this year till February next year, i.e February 28, 2019. This apart, the Northern Railways stated that it is planning to run more festive special trains in association […]

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IRCTC: Railways to run Superfast Special Trains On Special Charges

In order to clear the extra rush of passengers during the Dhamma Chakra Pravartan Din at Nagpur, the Central Railway will run Reserved Superfast Special Trains on Special Charges and Unreserved Special Trains to Nagpur. The details are as under:- RESERVED SPECIAL TRAINS: 1. Nasik Road – Nagpur – Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Super Fast Special […]

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IRCTC Dussehra Offer: Passengers To Get Special Navratri Thali This Festive Season

If you are one of those travellers craving for delicious food in trains, we have some good news for you. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has introduced Special Navratri Thali this festive season. The information was revealed by the Corporation in a tweet where it mentioned, “Enjoy delicious servings while staying true […]

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Indian Railways plans to run special 'Pravasi Bharti' trains

New Delhi: In yet another initiative, the Indian Railways has firmed up plans to run special ‘Pravasi Bharti’ trains between Allahabad and Delhi to ferry delegates of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas from the Kumbh Mela in time for the Republic Day event in the national capital, sources said. Railways will convert all third AC coaches […]

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Indian Railways brings new changes for rail passengers

New Delhi: Dovetailing its steadfast cleanliness campaign with ecological priorities, Indian Railway has undertaken a committed program to increase the green cover in all public utility spaces like railway stations and mass contact offices besides other working premises and railway colonies. Laudatory participation in Shramdaan by Railways officers & employees in connection with recently organized […]

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IRCTC Brings Not-So-Good News For Railway Passengers!

Indian Railways has always been concerned for its passengers and under the ministry’s initiatives millions of travellers have benefited. Not always though… A sip of tea or coffee freshens and wakes you up, whether you are at home or travelling somewhere. Starting from youth to elderly, millions of people enjoy drinking tea or coffee during […]

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IRCTC Offers Massive Discount On Train Tickets

In another good news ahead of the festive season, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has come up with some changes in order to help lakhs of railway commuters get train tickets at a much cheaper rate. As per sources, IRCTC is offering a discount of 10 per cent if you book tickets […]

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Indian Railways’ new initiatives to facilitate passengers & improve train operations

Indian Railways has always focused on adoption of new technologies to improve train operations and provide better passenger experience to its customers. In this series, Indian Railways has introduced various IT initiatives. Following are the major initiatives taken by Indian Railways in this regard. Tracking of trains using newer technologies: Railways have experimented with tracking […]

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Alert! Indian Railway officials may now lose seniority

New Delhi: In what could be a wake up call for lakhs of railway employees, the railway board has clearly indicated that delaying or trying to evade transfer orders on promotion will now result in railway officers losing their seniority. According to orders issued by the board, those using such tactics will be debarred from […]

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Indian Railways announces 48 festival special trains for Durga Puja, Diwali

In order to clear the extra rush of passengers during the Durga Puja festival, Diwali and winter season, the Central Railways will run 48 weekly special trains between Panvel and Hazur Sahib Nanded, informed a railway official. Issuing a press release, the Central Railways said that 07617 Hazur Sahib Nanded – Panvel special will leave […]

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Will Railways replace AC II-tier with AC III-tier coaches?

New Delhi: In a bid to replace loss making AC II-tier coaches in premium trains like Rajdhanis and Durontos with AC-III tier, the Railway Board has given instructions to manufacture more such coaches. This will be initially applicable to those trains where the number of AC-II passengers is low, and at least 250 such coaches […]

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Indian Railways: 8 Things You Must Know To Avail Concession On Train Tickets

Almost every traveller is aware of the fact that the Indian Railways provides travel concessions to various categories of travellers, like students, sports persons, scouts and guides, farmers, industrial workers, teachers, senior citizens, handicapped persons, etc. For easy reference, the Railways has drawn up a Rail Travel Concession Table, showing details of travellers eligible for […]

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