As per the announcement, the passengers can now book a maximum of 12 tickets instead of six tickets in a month through a user ID which is not Aadhaar linked.
The drive was launched ahead of the rise in demand for reserved train tickets due to resumption of long distance train services in the country in post-pandemic period.
In a major development, the Indian Railways has now decided to revamp the booking codes used by passengers to reserve tickets for traveling in various categories of coaches operating in the network.
New Delhi: The Indian Railways has resumed bookings of Tatkal tickets for all 230 special trains from June 29, a service that was stopped in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The Railways had suspended passenger, mail and express trains during the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown from March 25. A senior Railway Ministry official said […]
New Delhi: The Indian Railways on Friday decided to increase advance booking by passengers to 30 days from earlier seven days and also booking of waiting and reservation against cancellation tickets for 15 pairs of special air-conditioned trains. Rajesh Dutt Bajpai, Executive Director, Media, Railway Ministry, said that the decision to increase advance reservation period […]
Bhubaneswar: As the Indian Railways is all set to run 15 pairs of special trains comprising only AC coaches, East Coast Railway (ECoR) today issued advisory for passengers boarding Delhi-Bhubaneswar daily special train. Here are the details of the operating special trains (train route, timing, ticket info and other essential rules) you must know. 1. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Country’s largest public transporter, the Indian Railways offers various discounts to senior citizens during booking of tickets. The quantum of concessions ranges from 40 to 50 percent of the ticket amount. As per the official website of the e-ticketing arm of the Railways, www.irctc.co.in., the discounts are available for all classes of Mail, Express, Rajdhani, […]
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Rail travellers can now heave a sigh of relief as the Centre has decided to do away with service tax on train tickets booked online till March 2018. The deadline for tax exemption which was to end on September this year has been extended till March next year. “The Railway Board has decided […]