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Railway Issues Big Clarification On Hike In Train Passenger Fares From 2021
Railway Issues Big Clarification On Hike In Train Passenger Fares From 2021

New Delhi: Issuing clarification with regard to charging extra fares from train passengers, the Indian Railways has stated that it has taken special care about the train journey by those travelling by lowest fare in trains so that even in times of Covid pandemic, passengers bear the least burden. Rubbishing reports in some section of […]

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Train Ticket Reservation Rule Change From Today. Check Details

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of the festive season, the Indian Railways is gradually normalizing the passenger train services with the introduction of some new specials, ticket reservation rule modifications in sync with the step-by-step unlocking process adopted by the government amid Covid-19 pandemic. In order to provide relief to passengers, the national carrier will now prepare the […]

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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 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 […]

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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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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 […]

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Indian Railways Announces Special Trains Ahead Of Diwali; Bookings Open Today

In view of the ongoing festive season, the Central Railways and Northern Railways in association with other zonal railways will run additional festive special trains to clear the extra rush of passengers. As per sources, the Central Railway will run 38 trips of festival special trains between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus– Patna/Nagpur, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus […]

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IRCTC Railway brings new changes in Tatkal & Refund For Train Tickets

In a major development, the Indian Railways has brought in a few changes to strengthen the online ticket reservation system, including the Tatkal booking. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has made some changes in the ticket booking system wherein passengers will have to be cautious before booking normal tickets as well Tatkal […]

Railways' New Train Time Table From Independence Day 2018

After much wait, finally the Indian Railways on Tuesday in its new time-table announced that it is all set to introduce more of its niche trains such as Antyodaya Express, Uday Express and Tejas Express in the next 12 months. According to the Railway Ministry’s new Trains at a Glance (TAG), the railway publication, it […]

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Indian Railways issues New Time Table to be effective from August 15

New Delhi: The Indian Railways on Monday announced a change in timings of more than 300 trains in its northern zone with effect from August 15 in view of the ongoing maintenance/repair of rail infrastructure. A Northern Railway statement said that the departure timings of 57 trains have been advanced while that of 58 others […]

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Alert! Is IRCTC leaking railway passengers' data?

In what could be a major threat for lakhs of rail commuters, former Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi has accused the government of misusing data collected from passengers by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) and putting on hold its disinvestment. Saying that it was a “threat to privacy”, Trivedi said in Lok Sabha yesterday […]

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IRCTC: Reserved train tickets booking via digital mode increased

New Delhi: The share of railway tickets booked using digital modes of payment increased to 66 per cent of the total reserved tickets in 2017-18 from 60 per cent in 2016-17, Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain told the Rajya Sabha today. This year (till June), approximately 68 per cent of total reserved tickets […]

IRCTC: Railways to run Shri Ramayana Express in India, Sri Lanka from Nov 14

New Delhi: The Indian Railways has come up with yet another exciting offer giving an opportunity to explore places associated with Lord Ram. In its latest offering, the railways will run a special train named after Lord Ram covering the destinations associated with the mythological character in India and Sri Lanka, an official statement said. […]

IRCTC: Railways announces Daily, Weekly Special Trains from July till October

To avoid passenger rush in the months of July, August, September and October, the Indian Railways have announced Daily and Weekly Special trains that will run for a period of four months. The complete list of trains with all details is as follows: As per sources, 13 pairs of Weekly Special Trains will run between […]

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Railway passengers, now avail concession before booking train tickets

With rules and procedures changing from time to time, the Indian Railways is now offering different concession for different categories The detailed rules, procedures, entitlement, purposes, etc for grant of concession have been explained below. Passengers are advised to go through the details provided before booking rail tickets. The important rules for concession, are as […]

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IRCTC Railways' online ticket reservation rules changed!

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) that was launched in 2002 has now almost 59 lakh daily users with more than 10 lakh of online tickets being booked daily through IRCTC portal – www.irctc.co.in – the e-ticketing outlet of the national carrier. With an aim to provide better service to the rail passengers, […]

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Indian Railways' New Train Time Table 2018–2019; Here’s the detail

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Ministry of Railways has announced that the new Zonal Railway Time Table 2018–2019 and Trains at a Glance (TAG) 2018–2019 will come into effect from August 15, 2018 instead of August 1, 2018. Scroll down for all the details related to the New Time Table. SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY: TRAIN TIME TABLE 2018–2019 South […]

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IRCTC Railways’ Premium Tatkal rules & Ticket refund charges; New changes you need to know

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has brought in a few changes in the ticket booking system wherein passengers will have to be cautious before booking normal tickets as well Tatkal and Premium Tatkal tickets. This apart, IRCTC has clarified about refund in case payment is Settled but Ticket Not Booked […]

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Railway issues 10 new rules & features for passengers from July 1

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Amid so much confusion in the minds of railway passengers already, the Indian Railways has come up with some new changes and facilities that is likely to get implemented from July 1. With many changes in the recent times, ten more features and rules have been issued that may or may not benefit […]

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IRCTC: Ticketless travellers beware as Railway plans crackdown from tomorrow

New Delhi: After a drive to catch passengers carting excess baggage, the railways has now decided to go after ticketless travellers from June 8 to June 22, the Railway Board said today. A report on the exercise will have to be submitted by the zones by June 23, a letter issued by the board to […]

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Great! Now monitor refund status of railway tickets in real-time

New Delhi: Railway passengers can now monitor the refund status of their cancelled tickets in real-time by logging on to a website launched by the Railways Ministry recently. The website ‘refund.indianrail.gov.in’ only requires the Passenger Name Record (PNR) numbers of travellers to reflect their refund status. “This facility is to promote transparency in the system […]

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IRCTC Alert! Over 400 Summer Special Trains to run in June, July

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: With a view to clearing additional rush of passengers and also provide comfortable journey to the commuters during Summer Season, 2018, Ministry of Railways has decided to run over 400 Summer Special Trains towards different destinations of the country. Here’s the list of all the trains. Scroll down to get the details.. VISAKHAPATNAM-KIRANDUL VIA […]

Alert! Indian Railways Announces 452 Summer Special Trains till July

Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: In order to clear extra rush of Passengers during the season, the Central Railways has announced to run as many as 452 summer special trains till July, 2018. The details of the trains have been provided below. Train No. 01115/01116 Lokmanya Tilak Terminus-Gorakhpur will run from April 7, 2018 to June 23 on every […]

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IRCTC Indian Railways' new ticket refund rules; All you need to know

If amount getting debited from customer account and ticket not issued, IRCTC will refund the entire Fare and IRCTC service charges electronically (as credit to the relevant credit /debit card account used for the transaction), but the bank/card transaction charges are likely to be forfeited. IRCTC’s payment reconciliation team works on a 24×7 basis, IRCTC […]