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Good News For Train Passengers As Railway Resumes New Facilities

In a good news for train passengers, the Railway has allowed e-catering services at some selected railway stations. The Railway Ministry on Friday said that the resumption of the service will be subjected to compliance of all the COVID-19 guidlines on health and safety matters issued by the Central and state governments and other authorised […]

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IRCTC's Two Special Air Tour Packages Travelers Wouldn’t Want To Miss

Bhubaneswar: Providing a once-in-a-while opportunity for the commoners to visit famous religious and tourist destinations in Kerala and Gujarat at very affordable rates, the Indian Railways Catering & Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has launched Special Air Tour Packages – ‘Majestic Kerala with Shree Padmanabhaswamy’ which includes houseboat stay; and visit to famous Dwaraka-Somnath Temple, Jyotirlings and […]

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New Year Gift To Train Passengers; Indian Railways Launches Upgraded e-Ticketing Website

Bhubaneswar: In a gift to train passengers ahead of New Year, the Indian Railways on Thursday launched the upgraded e-ticketing website. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal unveiled the new e-ticketing website- www.irctc.co.in and IRCTC Rail Connect Mobile App which are used for booking railway tickets ‘online’. It is pertinent to mention here that the Indian Railways […]

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‘IRCTC e-Ticketing Website To Have New Features’

Bhubaneswar: Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal has stressed on improving the existing features on the IRCTC e-ticketing web site. Goyal reviewed the upgradation work that is being initiated by the Indian Railways for the E-ticketing system. The Minister sought that E-ticketing web site should provide holistic convenience to the passengers for their train journey. The […]

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IRCTC Clarifies About 'Outreach' To Punjab Farmers

New Delhi: The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on Sunday clarified that it had not sent mails to any particular community, amid reports in a section of media that the government is reaching out to Sikh farmers via emails from the Railways arm. “It may be informed to all that the comments of […]

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IRCTC Rail Ticket Booking: Want A Confirmed Train Ticket? Follow These Tips

New Delhi: Availing railway ticket(s) during peak travel seasons looks easy but it isn’t. When chances slip during normal booking of train tickets, travelers pin their hopes on Tatkal ticket-booking. Passengers can book Tatkal tickets a day before the journey; while the time slot for AC class ticket-booking is fixed at 10 am, those seeking […]

Puri Srimandir's Faulty Pic On IRCTC Programme Sparks Dissent
Puri Srimandir's Faulty Pic On IRCTC Programme Sparks Dissent

Puri: Alleged use of a wrong image of Puri Lord Jagannath Temple in a programme of the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has triggered a controversy in Odisha. A police complaint in this regard has been registered at the Singhadwara police station here. Servitor from Chhamu Khuntia nijoga, Sambhunath Khuntia has filed the […]

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IRCTC To Restart Operations Of Tejas Express Trains From Oct 17

New Delhi: In a major relief to the passengers planning to travel in the Tejas Express trains, the Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) after almost seven months is all set to restart the operation of the two trains — Lucknow-New Delhi and Ahmedabad-Mumbai from October 17. The IRCTC spokesperson in a statement […]

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IRCTC-SBI Contactless Credit Card on RuPay Platform Explained

Bhubaneswar: IRCTC and State Bank of India (SBI) recently launched contactless credit card on RuPay Platform. The IRCTC-SBI credit card comes with multiple benefits for all its customers and train travellers. Official sources said, the IRCTC-SBI card offers wide range of rewards for Indian Railway travelers as they can avail savings on their travel. It […]

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SBI-IRCTC Credit Card Launched For Railway Passengers

New Delhi: Emphasising Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Atmanirbhar India mission, Railway and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday launched the SBI-IRCTC credit card that offers a host of benefits to rail passengers. “We are strongly committed in making Railways ‘Atmanirbhar’ in all the fields with ‘Make in India’ initiatives as envisaged by the Prime Minister. […]

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Shramik Special trains to run in full capacity with 3 stoppages

New Delhi: In a bid to provide more convenience to passengers, the Indian Railways on Monday said that the Shramik Special trains will now have three stoppages on its route and the will run with full capacity. The announcement came a day after the Indian Railways announced to run 15 pair of air conditioned trains […]

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COVID-19 lockdown: Railways to refund Rs 1,490 crore for cancellation of 94 lakh ticket bookings

New Delhi: Indian Railways will forgo around Rs 1,490 crore in revenue as it is refunding the amount towards cancellation of a whopping 94 lakh ticket bookings made by passengers prior to the imposition of the nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Top Railways officials told PTI that an amount of Rs 830 […]

COVID-19: IRCTC suspends bookings for three private trains till April 30
COVID-19 Outbreak: IRCTC suspends bookings for these trains till April 30

New Delhi: Railway subsidiary IRCTC has decided to suspend train ticket booking for its three private trains till April 30, officials said on Tuesday. The bookings for the three trains — the Kashi Mahakal Express on the Varanasi-Indore route, the Lucknow-New Delhi Tejas and the Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas — were earlier stopped only between March 25 […]

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COVID-19: Indian Railways To Refund Full Amount On Tickets Booked From Mar 21 To April 14

The Indian Railways on Saturday announced to give full refund for all tickets booked for the period from March 21 to April 14. The above announcement was made due to cancellation of all trains for containing the spread of COVID-19 in the period. The big announcement will be in addition to and in continuation to […]

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COVID-19 lockdown: Railways extends suspension of passenger trains till April 14

New Delhi: A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared a 21- day lockdown across the county, the Indian Railways on Wednesday announced to extend the suspension of all passenger services till April 14. Freight movement, however, will continue to carry essential commodities across the county. Also Read: Coronavirus Effect: Railways Cancels 168 Trains The […]

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On-Board Catering Services To Remain Closed From March 22: IRCTC

New Delhi: Amid the coronavirus crisis, the Indian Railways catering arm IRCTC on Friday said that food plazas, refreshment rooms, Jan Aahars and cell kitchens and the on board catering services in mail and express trains will remain closed until further notice. The Indian Rail Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) in a circular said that […]

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IRCTC's Golden Chariot To Run Again From March 22

New Delhi: The railway’s catering arm IRCTC will resume services of the luxury train Golden Chariot on March 22 after a gap of a few years, officials said on Friday. IRCTC took over the operation, management and marketing of the special train through a recent agreement with Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC), which launched […]

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IRCTC Issues Fake Train Ticket Alert For Railway Passengers, Know Details

IRCTC Ticket Fraud: The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), which is the e-ticketing and catering arm of Indian Railways, cautioned its users against fraudulent websites. So, if you are planning to book tickets for any tour package, be alert or you may get duped. The IRCTC portal offering tour packages recently warned against […]

Tejas Exp Delayed, Nearly 630 Passengers To Get Compensation

Mumbai: The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) said on Wednesday that it will pay a compensation of Rs 100 each to around 630 passengers of the Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express because of a delay. The Express, the second IRCTC-run train which commenced commercial operations from January 19, was delayed for over an hour on […]

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IRCTC Alert For Passengers On Train Tickets Refund Rules In 2020

One of the common problems that train passengers have is about the charges and refund rules of train ticket cancellation. As passengers often end up getting confused, we have come up with a list of the important points/changes. Here are the following points: For cancellation of unreserved, RAC and waitlisted tickets, the cancellation charges are Rs […]

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Proposal To Outsource Commercial, Onboard Services But No Large-Scale Privatisation Plans: Railways

New Delhi: There is a proposal to outsource commercial and onboard services of a few trains, but no large-scale privatisation plans are underway, the Railway Ministry informed Parliament on Friday. In reply to a query in the Rajya Sabha, the ministry said that while private players will be allowed to run trains, the responsibility of […]

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IRCTC Alert: Meal Prices Hiked In Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto Trains!

New Delhi: In a major development, the Railway Board has decided to hike price of meals on board Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto trains, resulting in slight hike in their fares, according to a government order. According to the new order, in first class AC and executive class, tea will cost Rs 35, up by Rs 6, […]

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Indian Railways Launches 3 Online Applications

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to boost the vision of Digital India, three applications for strengthening IT enablement of railways for proper monitoring of projects have been launched. The new applications includes: CRS Sanction Management System: It’s an important aspect in construction, maintenance and up-gradation of railway assets. Under the online application, all works pertaining to […]

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Indian Railways: Passengers Can Check Health Parameters Through Health ATMs

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Railways is constantly working on improving the infrastructure to provide world class facilities for the passengers. As part of such initiatives, state-of-the-art health checkup machines, popularly called the ‘Health ATM’ kiosks have been installed at several stations across the country. A passenger can undergo a check up of key 10 to 12 […]

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IRCTC Thailand Trip Package: Grab The Best & Cheapest Offer Now

Predominantly a Buddhist kingdom, Thailand offers over 1,000 miles of coastline of white sandy beaches, bays and coves, with many beach and island activities for people of all ages. Visitors can experience a revitalizing Thai massage in the “heavenly land of spas” or go shopping in one of Thailand’s upscale shopping malls, high street shops, […]

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Railway Introduces New Refund System for Reserved E-Tickets, Know Before Booking Ticket

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Railways has come up with a new and more transparent system for the convenience of those booking train tickets online. The Indian Railways has initiated a more transparent refund system for reserved e-tickets which are cancelled or which are fully waitlisted dropped tickets, the national public transporter informed through a tweet. It […]

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ECoR Announces Chhat Puja Special Trains From Puri

Bhubaneswar: Keeping in view the heavy rush in trains for Chhat Puja Festival, East Coast Railway has announced special train between Puri and Hatia. This Train will leave Puri station at 1.30 pm on October 30 towards Hatia via Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Angul, Sambalpur City, Jharsuguda, Rourkela. In the return direction, this train will leave […]

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Railway New Update, Trains On Special Fares This Diwali

The Indian Railways has decided to run Suvidha Special trains as well as Special Train on Special fare between Pune – Jaipur (via Vasai Road) and Pune – Hazrat Nizamuddin, for the convenience of passengers and to clear the extra rush during the festive season of Diwali. According to a press release issued by Ravinder Bhakar, […]

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Indian Railways To Run Special Trains This Durga Puja and Diwali

Bhubaneswar: Taking note of rush in trains particularly during Durga puja festivities, Indian Railways has initiated a slew of measures to make the journey of passengers more hassle free. In view of the heavy rush in trains during Durga puja time, Ministry of Railways is running special trains towards different destinations of the country. The […]

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Railway Unions Protest IRCTC's Tejas Express

New Delhi: Railway unions on Friday protested against the IRCTC’s Tejas Express, the country’s first “private” train, flagged off by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow. The All India Railway Men’s Federation (AIRF) said it is observing the day as ‘virodh diwas’ across the network against the first “private” train Tejas and the […]

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IRCTC's Compensation, Free Travel Insurance & Many More With It's First Train

Ahead of the launch of the country’s first non-Indian Railways run train by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC)- the Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express tomorrow, the Corporation has stated that it will compensate passengers of the Tejas Express in case of delay in the train schedule. Not only this, passengers travelling in the Express […]

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Private Players To Run Trains On Key Routes: Railways

New Delhi: The Indian Railways is mulling the idea of handing over operations of more trains to private players in the coming days on several important routes with improved services and amenities for passengers. The decision comes under the 100-day agenda of the national transporter to hand over operations of the trains to private players […]

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Booking Train Tickets? Check Fares Of Tejas Express

New Delhi: The Lucknow to New Delhi ticket prices for IRCTC’s Tejas Express will be Rs 1,125 for AC chair car and Rs 2,310 for executive chair car, officials said on Friday. While a ticket on the reverse journey will cost Rs 1,280 for AC chair car passengers and Rs 2,450 for those opting for […]

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IRCTC Alert: Railway To Give Free Benefit Of Rs 25 Lakh To Passengers

New Delhi: Free rail travel insurance of Rs 25 lakh each, luggage pick and drop service, exclusive lounges to relax and taxi and hotel bookings – IRCTC is offering passengers on board its Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express a host of services, albeit at a cost, as part of its efforts to promote its first train next […]

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IRCTC Alert: Check New Refund Rules Before Booking Train Tickets

Are you aware of the refund rules for passengers who have booked train tickets under the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC)? In case, amount has been debited from customer’s account and ticket not issued, IRCTC will refund the entire Fare and IRCTC service charges electronically (as credit to the relevant credit /debit card […]

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IRCTC: Great News! Railway Announces Massive Discount On Train Tickets

In a major development, the Indian Railways has come up with a massive bonanza for the passengers by announcing that a discounted fare Scheme for AC Chair Car and Executive Class sitting accommodation is to be implemented from this month-end. The Scheme shall be applicable for AC Chair car and Executive chair car accommodation like […]

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IRCTC Alert: Train Tickets Costlier From Today

New Delhi: E-tickets bought through IRCTC will get costlier as the Indian Railways has decided to restore service charges from today, according to an order. The IRCTC will levy a service charge of Rs 15 per ticket for non-AC classes and Rs 30 for AC classes, including first class, according to the August 30 order issued […]

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IRCTC Alert: Indian Railways' New Facility For Rajdhani Express Passengers

Bhubaneswar: In a major decision, the Indian Railways have now made mandatory catering facilities for passengers of Rajdhani Express an optional exercise. As a result, the prices of tickets are expected to come down as catering charges will not be added to the price of tickets. This facility of optional catering will be available for […]

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IRCTC Festival Bonanza For Travellers: Grab The Cheapest Package With Best Offers

How eager and excited are you for a memorable trip? Odisha is a fascinating destination that guarantees splendid tour experience with its classical monuments and enchanting landscapes. If you are planning a trip in the near future, here’s some good news as the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has come up with an […]

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IRCTC Alert: Online Ticket Prices To Cost More?

Bhubaneswar: In what could turn out to be a dampener for train passengers during upcoming festive season in the country, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is mulling to reimpose service charge on online ticket bookings from September 1. The government-run company had removed the service charge in 2016 after demonetisation to give a […]

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