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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, […]

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IRCTC Introduces New Facility for Railway Passengers- know before you board train

New Delhi: In what could come as a good news for railway passengers, IRCTC, the catering arm of the Indian Railways, has partnered with Magzter to provide unmatched online reading to its passengers while on the go. In a statement, the Indian Rail Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), which manages the online e-ticket booking portal […]

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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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IRCTC Alert: New Norm for Railway Passengers; Must Know Before Boarding Train

New Delhi: The Indian Railways is leaving no stone unturned for the convenience of passengers along with their safety and security. Adding to the slew of its steps in this regard, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on Friday introduced on-the-spot billing generation for payment of food items on-board trains. This enables passengers […]

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IRCTC introduces on-the-spot food bill generation on trains

New Delhi: Taking a step towards transparency in catering tariffs in trains, the IRCTC on Friday introduced on-the-spot billing generation for payment of food items on-board trains. “Now passengers will be able to get bill generated on-the-spot on-board trains from Point of Sale (POS) hand-held machines for payment made towards the purchase of food items. […]

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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 […]

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IRCTC: New System Launched For Passengers To Track Train Status

New Delhi: Good news for train passengers: the Indian Railways has linked its locomotives via ISRO satellites, making it easy to track trains and automatically feed the control charts about the trains arrival and departure, officials said. “A new beginning has been made in the new year: the train movement information is acquired and fed […]

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IRCTC Brings New Strict Guidelines for Passengers' Convenience

New Delhi: Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has been working minutely towards passengers convenience and leaving no stone unturned to provide the train commuters the best. Working progressively towards passengers’ safety, sanitation, catering services, cleanliness and other facilities, IRCTC has now come up with new guidelines to curb the spread of fraudulent vendors. […]

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IRCTC Never Before Offer! Railway Gifts Two Exclusive Tour Packages For Travellers

Goa, the land blessed with splendid scenic beauty, golden beaches, beautiful rivers and lakes and architectural splendors is undoubtedly a “Tourist’s Paradise”. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) has come up with two special Goa tour packages- one is a 4days/3nights package which includes excursion to Anjuna Beach, Old Goa Church, boat cruise […]

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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IRCTC Alert: Things to remember before booking train tickets this new year

Bhubaneswar: Lakhs of people everyday use the website of the Indian Railways Tourism and Catering (IRCTC) to book tickets. While booking tickets on www.irctc.co.in, someone has to take care of a few important things. Usually people go for the lower berth for women and senior citizens. During booking on the IRCTC website, even if someone […]

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IRCTC Brings New Year 2019 Bumper Package; Here's the Detail

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has come up with exciting offers for those people planning to visit South India in New Year. The tour package is for six nights and seven days. The ‘South India Divine Tour Package Ex Delhi’ package will take you to Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Vivekanananda Rock Memorial, Ramanathaswamy Temple, Meenakashi […]

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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
Railways’ Huge Announcement! Now Avail Up To 75% Discount On Train Tickets

New Delhi: The Indian Railways offers concessions on ticket prices to 53 different categories, ranging from 10-100 per cent. While students going to their hometown or educational tours can avail a concession of 50 per cent in second and sleeper class, students hailing from Scheduled Tribes can avail a concession of 75 per cent. Similarly, […]

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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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 […]

Min Approves Two Independent Train Services
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 […]

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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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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