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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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IRCTC Alert: Tatkal, Non-tatkal tickets booking Norms

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: As winter vacation is around the corner, travellers planning for a train journey should know the ticketing norms well in advance. Often the Indian Railways changes the rules for ticket bookings due to which someone gets confused. Therefore, knowing the ticketing norms beforehand can help someone plan their travel well. Here are some […]

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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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IRCTC: Book tickets for Maharajas’ Express at 17% discount on AI flights

New Delhi: Passengers booking tickets for the railways’ luxury train, Maharajas’ Express, can now avail 17 per cent discount on Air India tickets to any part of the country, a senior railway official said on Wednesday. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), the travel and tourism arm of railways and Air India, has […]

IRCTC Alert: New Facilities for Women in Ticket Booking

New Delhi: The Indian Railways has decided to reserve six more berths in AC-3 tier of Rajdhani, Duranto and other fully air-conditioned trains except the Garib Rath Express. “It has been decided that a reservation quota of six berths in 3AC class of all Rajdhani, Duronto, fully air-conditioned trains should be earmarked for female passengers, […]

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Transparency in Focus: IRCTC Kitchen, Train Punctuality And All Operations To Be Tracked

New Delhi: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal would soon be able to monitor the entire rail network, including movement of trains and earnings of the national transporter, live in his office through a software. The system could also become available for the general public soon as the railways is mulling putting up such screens on its […]

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Wow! Railways to introduce coaches with Airplane-like facilities

The Indian Railways is not only reducing food concerns of the passengers but it is also improving safety standards along with providing never-before facilities where commuters can have a flight-like experience in trains. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal took to Twitter and said, “Tejas Express is set to undergo a swanky makeover. Railways is rolling out […]

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IRCTC: New Tatkal Ticket, Cancellation Charges and More

For the benefit of passengers looking to travel on trains at short notice, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), the e-ticketing arm of Indian Railways provides the Tatkal booking facility. It can be availed on payment of premium charges on a first come first served basis. Here are some major points to look […]

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Forget Airlines, Indian Railways Has Bigger Offer For Train Passengers!

New Delhi: Taking a dig at the budget carrier IndiGo’s decision to levy charges for web check-in for all seats, the railways has once again cashed in on an opportunity to wrest passengers from the airlines. In a tweet, the Ministry of Railways mentioned, “Why pay a premium for web-checkins on flights…when you can just […]

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Indian Railways To Organise Designing Competition! Best 3 To Get Awards

Innovation and Railways can be termed as one and the same thing. This time, the Indian Railways is organising a competition of designing the Indian Railway Brand Logo Badge, which is used by Railway staff on their uniform. As per a tweet of the North Western Railways, the windows for submission of entries will be […]

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New Facility For Air Travellers! Civil Aviation Ministry Brings Solution To Flight Problems

New Delhi: In a major development, Union Minister of Civil Aviation and Commerce & Industry, Suresh Prabhu, and Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha launched the upgraded version of AirSewa 2.0 web portal and mobile app in New Delhi on Monday. Speaking on the occasion, the Civil Aviation Minister said that a need […]

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IRCTC: New rule to make booking train tickets tougher; railway passengers must know

Agents booking e-tickets using fake User IDs on Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) website is soon going to be extremely tough as Railways is planning to bring some significant changes in the online signing up process. Thousands of fake IDs are created by the agents, who use several apps on Google, to book […]

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IRCTC: Revised Railway Fare From March 15; Here's The Detail

New Delhi: The revised flexi-fares for premier trains will be applicable from March 15, 2019 — and advance bookings have commenced as the changes required in the software have been executed. Aimed at giving relief to passengers and also offering convenience and competitive fares to passengers, as well as generating revenue for the Indian Railways, […]

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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 […]

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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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IRCTC agent arrested for selling 'tatkal' tickets

Kolkata: An Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) agent was on Sunday arrested for illegally selling ‘tatkal’ tickets to the commuters in West Bengal’s East Midnapore district, a Railway Protection Force (RPF) official said. Subarna Kanti Das, an IRCTC agent, was arrested for allegedly buying ‘tatkal’ tickets in bulk using his railway agent code […]

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Railway Passengers To Get Bonus! Here's The New Guideline To Book Tickets

Booking train ticket? Things are just getting simpler for rail passengers. Now Go Cashless !! Go Paperless !! The Indian Railways has been promoting three C’s- Cashless transactions (Digital payment), Contact less ticketing (no need to physically visit the point of sale) and Customer convenience and experience. Follow the steps for Mobile ticketing: Install “UTS” […]

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Railways Issues Series Of Warnings For Passengers! Follow Or Else Pay Hefty Penalty

Despite repeated warnings issued by the Indian Railways, passengers are seen disobeying the orders. Finding a new way to stop this, the Railways has decided to impose hefty fines along with a jail term, which may be extend up to six months. Here are a few precautions to ensure safety of rail users and public: […]

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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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IRCTC: Railway Passengers Know These Norms If Your Train Ticket is in Waiting List

Bhubaneswar: If you love travelling by train, then you must be aware that the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is the prime authority which handles the catering and tourism operations of the Indian Railways. It offers online e-ticketing facility for trains 120 days before the date of journey. Passengers who book tickets are […]

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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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Railways' New All India Railway Time Table 2018-19

The Ministry of Railways released its new All India Railway Time Table known as “TRAINS AT A GLANCE (TAG)” effective from August 15, 2018. In addition to the “Trains at a Glance”, all the 17 Zonal Railways released their respective Zonal Railway Time Tables (5 Zonal time tables in all, each Zonal Time Table comprising […]

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Indian Railways Announces Special Trains Ahead Of Diwali; Bookings Open Today

In view of the ongoing festive season, the Central Railways and Northern Railways in association with other zonal railways will run additional festive special trains to clear the extra rush of passengers. As per sources, the Central Railway will run 38 trips of festival special trains between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus– Patna/Nagpur, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus […]

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IRCTC Railways to run special train with world class facilities

In a major boost to the tourism, Indian Railways will run a special train equipped with world class facilities on the Buddhist circuit to attract tourists from Japan, China, Thailand and Sri lanka by the end of December this year, an official said on Wednesday. Railway Board member Rajesh Agrawal, while inspecting the coaches being […]

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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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Indian Railways to penalise passengers now; 6 months jail term and more punishment

New Delhi: The Railways has said that it would initiate stringent action against those passengers violating rules which may subject to a penalty of imprisonment up to six months or fine up to Rs 1000 or both. In a tweet posted by the Western Railways, it was mentioned that under Section 147 of Railways Act, […]

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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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Bail granted to Rabri, Tejashwi Yadav in IRCTC case

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday granted bail to former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi, her son Tejashwi Yadav and others in a money laundering case related to the 2006 IRCTC hotels maintenance contract. Special Judge Arun Bhardawaj while granting bail to the accused, who were present in the court room, asked them to […]

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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 Railway brings new changes in Tatkal & Refund For Train Tickets

In a major development, the Indian Railways has brought in a few changes to strengthen the online ticket reservation system, including the Tatkal booking. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has made some changes in the ticket booking system wherein passengers will have to be cautious before booking normal tickets as well Tatkal […]

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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 plans new norms to satisfy Railway passengers’ appetite!

Are you one of those travellers who often crave for delicious food at railway platforms? If yes, then this is probably the best news that you will come across in the day as Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has decided to sell food on platforms as well. Passengers will be able to purchase […]

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