Indian Railways to introduce “Book Now, Pay Later”

Indian Railways will soon provide the ‘buy tickets now and pay later’ service for any Express train, an IRCTC official said on Thursday. This move aims to ease commuter hassles and avoiding long queues for buying train tickets. According to the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) Ltd official, IRCTC has collaborated with a […]

Beat the summer rush with these new measures by Indian Railways

Now IRCTC delivers train tickets to your doorstep Extra AC-3 coaches being added on select routes In an attempt by the Railways to become more customer-friendly, passengers can now get their tickets delivered directly to them and can pay using cash or any other payment mode. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has […]

Major Digital push by Indian Railways in the wake of Demonetisation

Post the government’s demonetization decision, in an effort to promote digital payment, the Railways has deployed an additional 465 points of sale (PoS) machines at 217 locations across the country. The plan is to install at least 10,000 point of sale (POS) machines at all the passengers reservation centers, major parcel offices and suburban stations […]

Soon Railways to launch e-wallets like PayTM for booking train tickets

Following the National Democratic Alliance government’s push towards a cashless economy and to ease the rush at booking counters, the railways is planning to introduce booking of unreserved railway tickets on e-wallets like PayTM, JioMoney and Airtel Money. This move will scale up paperless mobile ticketing operation across the country in a big way. A […]

IRCTC to serve Home-Cooked meals

Train passengers in India will soon have the option of ordering fresh, home cooked food to their berths thanks to an initiative by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). The IRCTC has teamed up with women self-help groups (SHGs) across the country, which will prepare food that will be delivered to train passengers using […]

End of Several Narrow Gauge Trains in India

These days no one asks for narrow gauge (नैरोगेज) train but still it supports thousand of people in travelling everyday. It is still main source of transport for many rural area people in these era of Metro and Bullet Trains. Indian Railways is trying to change narrow gauge rail tracks into broad gauge rail track. […]

Various FAQ about checking Pnr status

What is PNR Status ? PNR Number is shortform of “Passanger Name record”. How PNR helps ? with the help of PNR you get  an individual identity of your booking info and  with the help of this identity, your booking status and information regarding it can be accessed using website of IRCTC. So we can […]