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Tag: Railway Passengers

Big News For Rail Passengers: IRCTC E-catering Services To Restart From Feb 2021
Big News For Railway Passengers: E-catering Services To Restart From Feb 2021

New Delhi: In what could provide a huge relief to millions of passengers, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is likely to resume its e-catering services from next month, a statement from the Railways’ catering arm said on Friday. Reportedly after availing permission from the Railway Ministry, the IRCTC is ready to resume […]

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Passengers Suffer As Train Fails To Halt At Designated Stop In Odisha

Rourkela: Passengers in Odisha had a harrowing experience after a superfast express train didn’t halt in one of its designated stoppages on Monday. As per reports, 22844 Patna-Bilaspur weekly Superfast Express didn’t halt at the designated stoppage at Rajgangpur at 12:47 PM and kept moving towards Bilaspur leaving passengers who had to disembark at Rajgangpur […]

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Big Announcement For Railway Passengers Ahead Of Festive Season, Avail Facilities Till New Year

Bhubaneswar: With a view to clearing additional rush of passengers during Puja Holidays, Ministry of Railways is running Special Trains towards different destinations from and through East Coast Railway jurisdiction by creating additional berths. These trains are Puri-Santragachhi (Howrah)-Puri Special, Puri-Shalimar (Howrah)-Puri Special, Bhubaneswar-Secunderabad-Bhubaneswar Special, Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad-Visakhapatnam Special, Visakhapatnam-Tirupati-Visakhapatnam Special, Kacheguda-Tata-Kacheguda Special, Sealdah-Puri-Sealdah Special and Santragachhi-Chennai-Santragachhi […]

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 […]

Indian railway new train table and facilities for train passengers
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 […]

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 […]

IRCTC alert for railway passengers, eticket and tatkal booking refund rules
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 […]

Min Approves Two Independent Train Services
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 […]

Railways makes major announcement on connecting journeys & cancellation fee!

New Delhi: Just like airlines, railways will now issue linked PNRs for connecting journeys allowing passengers to cancel their onward journey without any cancellation fee, if it is due to delay in their first leg, senior official of railways said Friday. The facility, which will begin from April 1, will be beneficial for those passengers […]

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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, […]

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 […]

IRCTC Alert on railway ticket discount
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 […]

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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Indian Railways’ new initiatives to facilitate passengers & improve train operations

Indian Railways has always focused on adoption of new technologies to improve train operations and provide better passenger experience to its customers. In this series, Indian Railways has introduced various IT initiatives. Following are the major initiatives taken by Indian Railways in this regard. Tracking of trains using newer technologies: Railways have experimented with tracking […]

Indian railway new train table and facilities for train passengers
Excess luggage in trains: Relief for Railway passengers; know the changes

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Under fire for its proposal to enforce a three-decade-old rule to penalise passengers for carrying excess baggage, the railways has now shelved the plan, saying it was only to generate awareness among travellers. The national transporter had launched a six-day drive from June 1 to check for excess baggage but the decision to […]