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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Min Approves Two Independent Train Services
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 […]

Min Approves Two Independent Train Services
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 […]

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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Railway Makes This Big Announcement For Female Passengers In Trains!

The Indian Railways in coordination with Government Railway Police (GRP) has taken several measures to ensure security of passengers including women passengers. Policing on Railways being a State subject, prevention of crime, registration of cases, their investigation and maintenance of law & order in Railway premises as well as on running trains are the statutory […]

Indian Railways comes up with 'No Award' Warning!

Boarding or alighting a moving train will win you ‘NO AWARD’, the Indian Railways recently came up with a jocular yet earnest message in order to create an awareness among the passengers so that they avoid risking their lives by boarding running trains in platforms. The Ministry of Railways took to Twitter to state: “Railway […]

Min Approves Two Independent Train Services
Indian Railways' Emotional Message For Travellers Wins Hearts!

In a heart-warming gesture earning it praise, the Ministry of Railways took to Twitter on Tuesday to post a message for the travellers, obliquely conveying that it is no less than a family that cares. The tweet of the Indian Railways read, “Never travel on the foot-board of train and discourage others to do so. […]

Indian Railways: The 'Life Line' went extra mile to Save 3-year-old boy on board

Bhubaneswar: Living up to their tagline ‘Lifeline of the Nation’, Indian Railways, the largest public transporter of the country, successfully kept the lifeline of a three year old child unbroken during his train journey on a fateful May day. The railways left no stone unturned in going an unbelievable extra mile to save the child […]

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IRCTC Alert: Big Concession On Railway Tickets, Avail The Facility

The Indian Railways is one such department which has always been concerned for its passengers, needless to say, under the ministry’s initiatives millions of travellers have benefited. The Railways extends passenger fare concessions in as many as 53 categories, which include senior citizens, passengers with disabilities, cancer, thalassemia, heart and kidney patients, war widows students […]

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IRCTC: Railway tickets scam puts insiders' role under scanner

By Deepak Sharma New Delhi: After launching its biggest crackdown on railway ticket agents and touts, the Special Intelligence Branch of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) is now probing the role of insiders involved in the racket which runs into several crores. The RPF has sought details from the commercial department of the railways about […]

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 […]

FIR inside train: Railways to bolster on-the-go complaint redressal

Bhubaneswar: Worried about facing hassles while lodging police complaint regarding a crime during train travel? Well, help is at hand as the Indian Railways has decided to bolster its complaint redressal system so that passengers can lodge FIRs during their journey from the train itself. According to sources, even though the system for live registration […]

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IRCTC Ticket Booking App Having Vulgar And Obscene Ads, Railway's Quick Response

New Delhi: An Indian railways passengers support Twitter handle Wednesday asked a user to delete his internet search history, responding to his complaint that “vulgar and obscene” advertisements popped up on IRCTC’s ticket booking app. The Indian Railways Seva handle (@RailwaySeva), which was set up in December 2017 for passenger support, also educated the complainant […]

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A Battle With Indian Railways' IRCTC for Cancelled Ticket's Refund

Jaipur: After two years of arduous attempts, a Kota-based engineer received Rs 33 as refund from the Indian Railways which charged him the amount as service tax despite him cancelling the ticket prior to the implementation of GST. The ticket was booked in April 2017, before the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), […]

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: Check If Aware Of New Feature For Reservation Chart, To Vacant Berths Online

New Delhi: With an aim to bring greater transparency for train passengers, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal had in February launched a new feature on the IRCTC website enabling passengers to view the reservation chart and vacant berths online. Addressing a press conference Goyal had then said: “It is another step to introduce transparency in the […]

IRCTC Alert For Payment of Online Ticket Booking, Must Know Details

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), which is the official ticketing authority of the Indian Railways, has been taking every possible step to make reservation, ticket booking and payment facilities easy for its passengers. For this, making the payment method more convenient for passengers as well as to support the Central Government’s initiative […]

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IRCTC Brings Major Relief For Railway Passengers, All You Need To Know

New Delhi: Did you ever get the feeling that Indian Railways and IRCTC are looting the passengers in the name of cancellation fees? Many of the travellers complained “Why should we pay cancellation fee for no fault at all”. If you are one among them, you will now definitely change the way you look at […]

IRCTC Alert: Railways Big Steps for Train Passengers' Convenience

The Indian Railways and its catering arm, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) have been constantly striving and coming up with new ideas for the convenience of passengers and to provide them safety and security while travelling. The Indian Railways allows passengers to reserve seats, berths, compartments, and carriages as per the rules and […]

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Missed Train? Don't Worry! Indian Railways' Big Relief for Passengers

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Railways, one of the largest employers in the country, has been working day and night to cater the needs and prove convenience to the passengers. The Indian Railways not only offers online and offline facility to book train tickets but also helps passengers cancel tickets as well as assist them get refunds. […]

IRCTC Refund Rules: Indian Railways' Important Ticket Cancellation Rules

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) that was launched in 2002 caters 59 lakh daily users with more than 10 lakh online tickets being booked daily through IRCTC portal –www.irctc.co.in – the e-ticketing outlet of the national carrier. The IRCTC not only offers online facility to book train tickets but also helps passengers cancel […]

EC notice to Railways, Civil Aviation ministries on MCC

New Delhi: The Election Commission on Tuesday pulled up the Railways Ministry and the Civil Aviation Ministry for “non-compliance” and “lackadaisical approach” towards the model code of conduct and directed them to take disciplinary action against those responsible for poll code violations including Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s picture on tickets and the slogan ‘main bhi […]

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IRCTC: Railway's Important Online and Offline Ticket Reservation Rules, Concession

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has been working minutely towards passengers’ convenience and leaving no stone unturned to provide the train commuters the best facilities. It not only offers online facility to book train ticket but also has reservation offices and authorised travel agencies for offline bookings. IRCTC reserves seats, berths, compartments, and […]

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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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Indian Railways Extends Benefits For These Employees!

New Delhi: Considered one of the integral part of the Indian Railways, the Sahayaks act as a link between the Railways and the passengers being available round the clock for the convenience of the passengers. Presently, approximately 20,000 Sahayaks are working over various railway stations of Indian Railways. With the advent of lifts and escalators […]

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IRCTC launches iPay, Now Avail Easier Online Digital Payments

New Delhi: In a bid to promote digital transactions, the Indian Rail Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on Thursday launched its much awaited payment aggregator system ‘IRCTC iPay’. The exclusive digital payment gateway will provide better digital experience and improved online digital payment convenience to rail passengers availing online travel-related services through the website, IRCTC […]

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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 […]

IRCTC introduces new feature to check 'real-time' availability of berths

New Delhi: In a bid to enhance the travel experience and bring greater transparency for rail passengers, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday launched a new feature on the IRCTC website through which the passengers can view the reservation chart and vacant berths online. Addressing a press conference here, Goyal said: “It is another step […]

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Indian Railways' New 'Dashboard' Facility For Train Passengers

New Delhi: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday launched a dashboard for passengers to keep track of train punctuality as well as other such information from anywhere in the country. The ‘eDrishti’ dashboard has been developed by the Centre for Railway Information System (CRIS) and can be accessed at www.raildrishti.cris.org.in. Launching the dashboard, Goyal said […]

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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, […]