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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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IRCTC Alert: Ticket Cancellation New Rules, Procedures Know Before Booking Ticket

IRCTC Ticket Cancellation Rules & Procedures: Have you booked a train ticket and willing to cancel your journey? Don’t worry, the Indian Railways is always there to cater your need. Now, you can cancel your ticket and get refunded by visiting the counter. The Indian Railways allows to you to cancel your ticket as well […]

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Indian Railways To Enforce Ban On Single Use Plastic Material From Oct 2

New Delhi: Taking a cue from PM Narendra Modi’s clarion call in his Independence Day speech to eliminate single use plastic in the country from 2nd October, 2019, Indian Railways has once again risen to the occasion to shield the environment from the menace of plastic. Ministry of Railways has directed all Railway units to […]

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IRCTC Flexible Fares: Indian Railways’ New Move

New Delhi: After the Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express, the railways has decided to hand over the operations of the Ahmedabad-Mumbai Central Tejas Express to its subsidiary, IRCTC, as a test case, ahead of the implementation of its plan to rope in private players in the running of certain trains, sources said on Tuesday. The IRCTC, the […]

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IRCTC Alert: Online Ticket Prices To Go Up, Here's Why

Indian Railways has decided to restore the service charges on E-tickets for which the costs of the e-tickets will get higher. The imposed service charge on e-tickets was withdrawn by the NDA government three years back with an aim to promote digital payments across the country. The Railway Board has approved IRCTC to restore the […]

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IRCTC Alert: Train Ticket Subsidy- Time To 'Give It Up'

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Indian Railways, country’s largest transporter is drawing a plan to rationalise passengers’ fares to reduce the losses in the segment so that the collective revenue can be used to develop amenities in the trains. According to a report published in the Financial Express Online, the Railway Board is finalising an option to […]

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IRCTC: Railway Waives Train Ticket Cancellation Charges For These Passengers

New Delhi: The railways has decided that no cancellation charge will be taken from passengers till Tuesday morning if they cancel reserved tickets booked for their journey originating from Jammu, Katra and Uddhampur stations, sources in the ministry said on Saturday. This facility will also be available to passengers travelling to these stations from other […]

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IRCTC: Railways’ Big Initiative To Meet Passengers’ Diet Requirements

Bhubaneswar: Indian Railways has introduced ‘special diet food service’ for health conscious passengers. At present, the service has been introduced in Konkan Kalyan Express and Mandovi Express on the Konkan route between Mumbai and Goa. As per official sources, the special diet food service on-demand for health enthusiasts include- grilled sandwiches, sprout chats and boiled […]

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Privatisation of Railway: Nation-Wide Protest May Make Things Murkier

The Railway Ministry in its 100-day plan has reportedly proposed that it will offer two trains to IRCTC, to operate on haulage concept, with ticketing, onboard services to be provided by them. However, the proposal has not gone well with the employees of the Indian Railways as it resulted in several assumptions. Alleging a move […]

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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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IRCTC Announces Budget-Friendly Tour Package: It’s Like A 'Honeymoon' Package

Have you just tied the knot or planning to get married soon or want to visit the God’s own land and enjoy in the lap of nature? If yes, here comes an exciting tour package from the IRCTC. IRCTC has come up with an interesting package called, Majestic Kerala With House Boat Stay Ex. Bhubaneswar […]

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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 Ticket Booking: Good News For Passengers, Unauthorised Services Finally Authorised

New Delhi: Popular e-ticketing website and app, RailYatri, has now been authorised by the IRCTC to continue its ticket booking services, months after the Delhi High Court termed the services “unauthorised”. The court had in April this year ruled that the businesses and operation of the website and mobile application RailYatri were unauthorised. Dismissing the […]

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